Unresolved: America's Economic Outlook, an IQ2US debate

Jan 22, 2018

By most accounts, the American economy is booming — manufacturing is at a 13-year high, unemployment is at a 16-year low, and both the stock market and consumer confidence are soaring. But just what is driving this upturn? And can Americans trust that current economic conditions will hold up in the months ahead?

In Intelligence Squared U.S.’s first debate of this season, five esteemed economic thinkers debate the state of the American economy, from tax cuts to trade policy.

Closing in on the Trump administration’s first year, we’ll ask: Is deregulation driving the booming economy? Can the Republican tax bill spur economic growth? And is the stock market too high?

Join us for the next IQ2US debate this Sunday, January 28 at 7 p.m. on WRVO.

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