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November 16, 2021



ECIA Releases Latest Podcast Episode with Economist Cliff Waldman and ECIA's Dale Ford


Atlanta - ECIA's Chief Analyst Dale Ford discusses the global economy with New World Economics CEO Cliff Waldman in the latest Channel Channel Podcast episode. These two experts possess unique insights that help listeners make sense of the macro trends that can be so baffling when viewed as they are happening. In the discussion, the two unpack the impact of government spending bills targeted at supporting U.S. manufacturing; the challenges of inflation and supply/demand imbalances; the chronic crisis in finding skilled workers for manufacturing jobs, and much more.

"I always enjoy hearing Cliff's observations and insights, which are particularly helpful now especially at this time of year when companies are doing their strategic planning," commented Ford. "In this podcast I believe we did manage to touch on all the burning issues that are top of mind for our members."

Listen to the episode here, or from your favorite podcast platform.

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