Economists Say Next U.S. Recession Can Happen This Decade

September 14, 2015

A survey of economists conducted by Bloomberg found that the median forecast of 31 respondents was that the next economic downturn will occur in 2018.

“The current recovery has already beaten the postwar average of just under five years, mostly because improvement in the economy has been so slow,” Bloomberg reports. “Payrolls only started to really pick up last year, and growth, while steady, hasn't been anything to write home about.”

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