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Trump's economic policies 'cut in both directions'

The second of a three-part series looking at the possible direction of the US economy under Donald Trump. Gary Clyde Hufbauer tells Orla O'Sullivan there are grounds both for optimism and pessimism with regard to whether or not productivity can be boosted

January 5, 2017 1:15 PM (UTC+8)
Donald Trump has talked of injecting US$1 trillion into infrastructure spending. Photo: AFP
Donald Trump has talked of injecting US$1 trillion into infrastructure spending. Photo: AFP