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Global Economics Quarterly -- Trading down?

Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist, looks at how slowing growth and trade tensions are raising recession risks and concerns about available policy options in the event of the next downswing.


Europe’s windows close

The chance to raise interest rates – and make reforms – may have gone.

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Slowing world squeezes Asia

Last year’s problems have eased but global woes persist

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The world trades down

What are the policy options to fight the next downswing?

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Trade in 2019

Big decisions loom – but there are wildcards too

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ASEAN in 2019

Trade diversion from China will help South-East Asian nations

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