3 June 2020
Developing economies facing one of the worst economic downturns, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
The Covid-19 pandemic is estimated to impact developing and underdeveloped countries the most as the lockdown measures have left millions of people jobless and on the verge of poverty. The...
2 June 2020
Federal Reserve should resist taking additional policy actions as the benefits outweigh the consequences, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
The economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has led experts and politicians to call for policy actions to be taken by the Federal Reserve. Any policy actions, however, may...
1 June 2020
Collaboration amongst economists and other disciplines needed to address Covid-19 impact, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
Understanding the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment, global trade, and public finances is essential to develop the necessary policies and restoration measures. While economists are already working towards...
29 May 2020
Covid-19 pandemic may increase China’s deficit to historic high, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
Economies across the world have announced stimulus packages to deal with the impact caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Although these packages are essential, they are not reaching the people who...
28 May 2020
The lockdown measures imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic has forced workers to stay home and unable to work and earn money. The unemployment benefits offered by the US government...
27 May 2020
Covid-19 pandemic may lead to a decade of depression and debt, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
The global economy is expected to face a prolonged downturn due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many have predicted a U-shaped recovery as countries slowly ease restrictions. However, as the threat...
26 May 2020
Limited Covid-19 lockdown measures key to economic revival, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
Experts across world continue to highlight the need to reopen economies to limit the economic upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, some believe that unless testing capabilities are ramped...
22 May 2020
Global economy may start to expand once lockdown restrictions are lifted, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
Lockdown measures implemented due to the Covid-19 pandemic have led to contraction of GDP levels globally. Research indicates that some of the damage caused by the pandemic may be undone...
21 May 2020
Covid-19 induced recession projected to impact careers of 2020 graduates for a decade, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
Unemployment levels have reached new highs over the last three months since the lockdown was initiated in the US. As millions of students graduate during this uncertain time, their future...
20 May 2020
Global trade wars may ensue as countries call for enquiry into spread of Covid-19, according to leading macroeconomic influencers
Global trade wars could result from the devastating economic impact caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Some countries have held China accountable for not controlling the spread of the disease. Prof....