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OECD Economic Outlook – May 2019

The OECD has just published its latest Economic Outlook. According to the report, global growth slowed sharply in late 2018 and is now stabilising at a moderate level. Escalating trade conflicts and dangerous financial vulnerabilities threaten a new weakening of activity by undermining investment and confidence worldwide. The global economy is expected to achieve moderate …
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The World in 2019 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2019 will build on three decades of publishing success: this will be the 33rd edition. It will look ahead to the Trump administration’s prospects with a new Congress, the reality of Brexit, elections in India, Indonesia, Nigeria and across Europe, tech disruptions from AI and China (could 2019 mark “peak Sillicon Valley”?), …
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The World in 2018 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2018 will build on three decades of publishing success: this will be the 32nd edition.The World in 2018 will be specific, numerate and opinionated: full of predictions, and a good read. The Economist’s writers will be joined by distinguished editors and columnists from other publications: leaders from business, politics, science and the arts will …
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The World in 2016 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2016, The Economist‘s annual collection of predictions, identifies and explores the issues that will shape the year ahead. Prominent figures from politics, business, science and the arts join journalists from The Economist and other leading publications in offering forecasts for 2016. With a 30th-edition special section and contributions from Christine Lagarde, …
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The World in 2015 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2015 is The Economist’s annual forecast of the events and trends that will shape the year ahead. Contributors include journalists from The Economist and luminaries from the world of politics, business, art and technology, including Hillary Clinton and Matteo Renzi. You can find this title at IESE’s Library catalog.

Policy challenges for the next 50 years

The OECD has just published the report “Policy challenges for the next 50 years.” According to the study a slowdown in global economic growth and a continuing rise in income inequality are projected for the coming decades. Three areas are highlighted: sustaining strong growth, tackling rising income inequality and reducing climate change costs. Ageing populations …
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OECD Forecasts Errors Reviewed

The OECD has just published the report “OECD Forecasts During and After the Financial Crisis: A Post-Mortem”. The study analyzes why the OECD’s forecasting under-predicted the depth of the collapse in activity in 2008-09 and over-estimated the pace of the resultant recovery. The main findings are that: -GDP growth was overestimated on average across 2007-12. …
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IMF World Economic Outlook – Jan 2014 Update

The IMF has just released the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Is the Tide Rising?” According to the report global activity strengthened during the second half of 2013, as anticipated in the October 2013 WEO. Activity is expected to improve further in 2014–15, largely on account of recovery in the advanced economies. Global growth is …
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The World in 2014 by The Economist

Overview: The World in 2014, the latest in The Economist‘s annual collection of predictions, identifies and explores the issues that will shape the year ahead. Journalists from The Economist join luminaries from the worlds of politics, business, science and the arts in offering forecasts for 2014. The coming year will be one of sporting shows, …
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Advanced Economies Growing Again But Some Emerging Economies Slowing

A moderate recovery is underway in the major advanced economies, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.  Growth is proceeding at encouraging rates in North America, Japan and the UK. The euro area as a whole is out of recession, although output remains weak in a number of countries. Growth has slowed in some …
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