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

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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

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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

Bruce Yandle
Bruce Yandle is a distinguished Mercatus Center adjunct professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in public choice, regulation, and free-market environmentalism. Yandle frequently briefs Capitol Hill policymakers on economic issues and lectures regularly in Mercatus programs for House and Senate staffers.

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