The Economic Impact of Japan's Earthquake

The Economic Impact of Japan's Earthquake

As Japan struggles with a humanitarian crisis, damage from the earthquake also threatens its economy. Production of cars, computer chips and other goods has been disrupted. A discussion of the disaster's impact on the world's third...

As Japan struggles with a humanitarian crisis, damage from the earthquake also threatens its economy. Production of cars, computer chips and other goods has been disrupted. A discussion of the disaster's impact on the world's third largest economy and the possible rippling effects on a fragile global recovery.

Guests

Nicholas Szechenyi

deputy director of the Japan Chair at Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he is also a senior fellow, former news producer for Fuji Television in Washington, D.C.

Greg Ip

U.S. economics editor, The Economist, and author of "The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World."

Peter Morici

a professor of International Business at the University of Maryland, former Director of Economics at the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Tom Gjelten

correspondent, NPR, and author of "Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause."

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