What caught my eye today: The World Economic Outlook, central bank digital currencies, the future of work, and much more…

The IMF World Economic Outlook (their forecasts for the United States and the United Kingdom are quite similar to my own recent forecasts. You can find them here and here):

https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WEO/Issues/2020/09/30/world-economic-outlook-october-2020

“The international dimension of a central bank digital currency”. Very interesting and highly recommended:

https://voxeu.org/article/international-dimension-central-bank-digital-currency

The Future of Work report by the company Talent Alpha. They write: “Covid-19 and the acceleration of digital transformation are dramatically shifting how we manage people and their skills”:

https://talent-alpha.com/future-of-work-report/

“Fostering the cross-border integration of banking groups in the banking union”. By Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, and Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB:

https://www.bankingsupervision.europa.eu/press/blog/2020/html/ssm.blog201009~bc7ef4e6f8.en.html?

Almost 900’000 new claims for unemployment benefits in the United States (still, a very high number):

The Real-Time Population Survey (RPS) (not an official measure for unemployment or employment levels) indicates that the unemployment rate in the United States increased in September and was at 12.7 percent:

https://sites.google.com/view/covid-rps

“The Future of Home Life: A Conversation with Eve Rodsky and Brigid Schulte”:

https://www.bbh.com/en-us/insights/the-future-of-home-life–a-conversation-with-eve-rodsky-and-brigid-schulte-47352?

“At the crossroads in the transition away from LIBOR – from overnight to term rates”:

https://www.bis.org/publ/work891.htm

Migration Economics (but it is more about science and econometrics). Very good and interesting:

https://thecorrespondent.com/747/how-i-ended-up-in-a-scientific-spat-about-migration-figures-and-what-i-learned-from-it/98789433039-1dadd2ed?

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