I was surprised and somewhat disturbed this week to see the mellow way in which the latest economic growth numbers were received, by both the financial markets and the media. 538 more words
Tags » Global Growth
Author: Dr. Abdul Ruff
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Despite signs of improvement, global growth remains uneven, while unemployment remains stubbornly high in many places.
The world’s top 20 economies, G-20, led by the USA have, upon a conclave in Australian capital Sydney, on 22nd February, adopted a soft target of adding at least 2 percentage points to growth over five years, signaling optimism that the worst of crisis-era austerity was behind them. 1,127 more words
Windows Into Global Growth Risk: Diverging Inflation, Emerging Markets, The Third Industrial Revolution And Little Fishies With Feet
The OECD is warning that “sweeping reforms are urgently needed to boost productivity and lower barriers to trade if the world is to avoid a new era of slow growth and stubbornly high unemployment.” Countries with aging populations (eg. 577 more words
IMF raises the global growth forecast. Based on IMF forecasts, growth has been disappointing.