Benjamin Cohen discusses the effects of Covid-19 on the economy in The Current

A Grim Outlook

By Jim Logan
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:00
Santa Barbara, CA

With the Coronavirus forcing most of the country to shelter in place, the once-humming economy has taken a massive hit. Benjamin J. Cohen, the Louis G. Lancaster Professor of International Political Economy at UC Santa Barbara, has some grim news: It’s going to get much worse.

“Right now, we are on the edge of a precipice,” he said.