Evaluating The Economics Of The President-Elect

The results of the November 8, 2016 U.S. presidential election have not changed our long-term outlook for the U.S. economy. Elections do not in and of themselves change economic trajectories, policies do. We need to wait to see which policies Trump moves forward with and the details of those policies. Our Recession Watch Dashboard continues to point to an overall low risk of recession within the next year.