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The Musings of a U.S. Economist—Be Careful What You Wish For: Implications of the Tax Reform Effort, Tariffs, and Trade Wars

By CHRISTOPHER KUEHL WHAT WAS THE old Chinese curse? “May you be born in interesting times”? We are most certainly seeing those interesting times, and few sectors have been as affected as construction—housing, commercial activity, and public sector building. These are important parts of any nation’s economy, but in the U.S. the impact is especially profound. Home ownership has been ...

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