• Global Growth Plateaus as Economic Risks Materialize

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    By Maurice Obstfeld
    October 9, 2018
    عربي , 中文, Español , Français , Baˈhasa indoneˈsia, 日本語, Русский
    Uncertainty over trade policy is becoming a drag on economic activity
    The latest World Economic Outlook report projects that global growth will remain steady over 2018-19 at last year's rate of 3.7 percent. This growth exceeds that achieved in any of the years between 2012 and 2016. It occurs as many economies have reached or are nearing full employment and as earlier deflationary fears have dissipated. Thus, policymakers still have an excellent opportunity to build resilience and...
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