August 16, 2018

Trump's Tariffs Might End the Housing Boom and Start a Recession

Bruce Yandle

Distinguished Adjunct Fellow

Housing construction fell in June as the prices of many building materials rose sharply. President Trump's tariffs seem to be the likely culprits for the increased costs. These tariffs, along with rising interest rates, could spell trouble for the economy in the months ahead, writes Bruce Yandle.

Read it here: Trump's Tariffs Might End the Housing Boom and Start a Recession