October 23rd-29th 2021

The Economist PDF ePub mobi - October 23rd-29th 2021 2021

A real-time revolution will up-end the practice of macroeconomics
Does anyone really understand what is going on in the world economy? The pandemic has made plenty of observers look clueless. Few predicted $80 oil, let alone fleets of container ships waiting outside Californian and Chinese ports. As covid-19 let rip in 2020, forecasters overestimated how high unemployment would be by the end of the year.