This blog provides commentary and analysis on economic topics including financial issues, labor economics, inflation, monetary policy, and macroeconomic & socioeconomic developments.
Following the release of the IMF's most recent World Economic Outlook in January, new global developments have necessitated revisions to key indicator performance expectations. (read more)
For the first time since 2014, oil prices rose to $90 per barrel. (read more)
The world is reeling under the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Its devastating damage to humans, its influence over our daily interactions, and its economic consequences are all too clear. (read more)
The same way COVID-19 symptoms are more severe in people with pre-existing health conditions, the resulting economic crisis is equally exposing and worsening financial vulnerabilities that have built up during a decade of extremely low rates and volatility. (read more)
The reality of the coronavirus pandemic is upon us and the outbreak is on course to upend business operations, profitability and continuity, inducing a steep recession. (read more)