Tech economist: Import tax to pay for wall ‘just bad policy’By Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - January 29, 2017
“The range of products we get from Mexico means it’s going to hit a wide of range of people,” Darren Hudson said. “…The tariff hurts the American consumer, but any effect it has in Mexico only exacerbates the problem to the U.S. It’s just bad policy.”
The Texas Tech agricultural economist is not surprised that the U.S., unable to convince its southern neighbor to pay for the wall, is footing the bill.
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Ag economist will keynote Feb. 15 forum in CurtisBy KTIC- January 31, 2017
An agricultural economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will deliver the keynote address at an Ag Business Economic Symposium in Curtis on February 15.
Cortney Cowley, who is based at the Federal Reserve’s offices in Omaha, Neb., is the luncheon speaker at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture’s forum. Four regional businesses are also program presenters.
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