January 16, 2024

How the world economy could react to escalation in the Middle East

The conflict between Israel and Hamas has been going on for more than three months, and is now beginning to spill into other parts of the Middle East. That includes attacks on commercial ships in the Red Sea, rocket attacks by Hezbollah and U.S. airstrikes in Yemen. Rachel Ziemba joins to discuss what the effects of escalation on the world economy might be.

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