Economist: Iran crisis won’t cause recession without ‘major military escalation’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 08, 2020 3:56 PM CT | Published: January 08, 2020 3:50 PM CT

A University of Tennessee economist says warlike events between the United States and Iran could “dampen” the state’s economy but won’t cause a recession without a full-scale military conflict or other shock to the economic system.

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Matt Murray UT Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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