Measures aimed at containing COVID-19 will suppress growth and stress inflation.
The recovery has had its ups and downs, but the economy is moving in the right direction.
The automotive market is running lean.
A firm economic recovery is well underway, but the fast-spreading Delta variant is clouding the outlook.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for the U.S. economy.
Workers have the upper hand, but not for long; Latin America stagflates; and Sweden provides a case study in COVID-19 response.
Reflecting on a busy six months of vaccines, inflation, trade relations, supply chains, and policy challenges.
Brexit is as complicated as we expected, but restaurants are reviving and aircraft tariffs are suspended.
Many economies are now in advanced stages of economic reopening, but some are still struggling.
The Fed is talking about tapering its asset purchases.
COVID made demographic challenges even more complicated, but that hasn't slowed demand for houses in the U.S.
Crisis investments may yield a lasting boost to productivity, while Australia's restrictions pose a lingering risk.
China was the first nation to enter recovery, and high U.S. import demand has helped it.
Advanced economies are doing better than emerging markets.
Biden pushes more spending just as the U.S. debt ceiling returns from hiatus, while Scotland's standing in the U.K. is uncertain.
"Buy American:" easier said than done. Sports leagues are still struggling, and tax evasion is costly.
Human capital needs renewal; COVID-19 sweeps through India again, while the U.S. economy springs back to life.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for global growth in this year of reopening.
Infrastructure merits more investment, everywhere; we look at the specifics of the U.S. proposal.
A year ago, the U.S. registered its deepest economic contraction since the Second World War.
Central banks will go digital, and homeowners avoided foreclosure.
Addressing technical, idiosyncratic and structural aspects of inflation.
Failure to boost vaccination programs could hurt the eurozone economy.
Reflecting on the anniversary of the pandemic, revamped child benefits and how democracy fosters economic growth.
Will the Fed respond to inflation concerns?
How does risk management work when risks change rapidly?
How long will the effects of COVID be felt in potential growth, the tourism sector and bankruptcy filings?
For several years, the U.S. economy has produced a “Goldilocks” combination (neither too hot nor too cold) of solid growth with limited inflation. The absence of price pressures, even at very low levels of unemployment, has surprised many observers.