The Heat: Global Economy

The Heat

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The global economy is expected to stabilize for the first time in three years, but more weakly than in previous recoveries, according to a new report from the World Bank. Inflation, higher interest rates, as well as trade and geopolitical tensions could make this decade more sluggish than the last one.

Joining the discussion:

  • William Lee is a Chief Economist at the Milken Institute.
  • Yan Liang focuses on international trade, finance and economics as a Chair Professor at Willamette University. 
  • John Gong is a Professor at the University of International Business and Economics. 
  • Otaviano Canuto served as Vice President at the World Bank. He’s currently a Senior Fellow with the Policy Center for the New South.