Episode 408: Cliff Notes – The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak On US Manufacturing

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Today’s Episode

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the potential impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on US manufacturing growth. Cliff describes the outlines of a flow chart that he designed for clarifying the impact of the virus outbreak on key economic parameters. He offers a worst-case scenario forecast for Chinese economic growth and US manufacturing growth and lists the US manufacturing subsectors that are most impacted.

Cliff Waldman
Cliff Waldman

Host Cliff Waldman

Cliff Waldman is the CEO of New World Economics, a research and consulting firm in Arlington, VA. that specializes in contract research in the areas of manufacturing, small business, and frontier markets. Prior to founding New World Economics, Cliff was Chief Economist at the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), a trade and research firm for U.S. manufacturers. While at MAPI, he won three national research awards for his published work on manufacturing productivity, innovation, and demographics. Cliff’s career has also included work for a state government economic research and forecasting unit and for a small business research team in Washington, D.C. He received his M.A. in economics from Rutgers University.

Cliff is an active leader in the economics community, currently serving as President of the National Economists Club for calendar year 2019.