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W&L's Smitka Cited in Christian Science Monitor

Michael Smitka, professor of economics at Washington and Lee, is quoted in the April 4 edition of the Christian Science Monitor in a story titled “What would a Korean war cost? Gauging the economic turmoil.”

Smitka, who specializes in the economies of Japan and China as well as the auto industry, said a conflict with North Korea could result in major disruptions that would have far-reaching impact on the U.S. economy.

“…the fallout in any disruption for the rest of Asia would be quite large,” he said.

Read the article on the Christian Science Monitor website.