The U.S. economy is in turmoil and exposed to high risks. The banking stress, the debate about raising the debt ceiling, higher interest rates, geopolitical tensions, and the weakening global economy are likely to lead to a recession this year.
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What caught my eye: The future of jobs, the international economic agenda of Biden, money market funds, and much more…
How will jobs and skills evolve over the next years?
German economy faces fragile and sluggish recovery
After the German economy experienced a small interim low in the winter half-year, the hoped-for upturn is likely to begin in the current second quarter. The upturn is likely to be tentative and fragile, at least for the time being.
What caught my eye: Cognitive abilities, central banks and climate change, foreign technology adoption, and much more…
“Your job can shape your cognitive abilities: Restaurant workers whose job involved constantly keeping track of orders were better at tests of working memory updating.” Interesting (obvious on second thoughts)
How to Value Employees as Technology Takes Center Stage
What are the benefits and drawbacks of digital transformation? How you can make employees feel more valued during these times of change?
Global economy faces sluggish recovery
The global economy will recover only sluggishly this year with growth of 2.8 percent and next year of 3.4 percent, especially as no tailwind is expected from monetary and fiscal policy.
What caught my eye: Globalization and deglobalization, automation of jobs, future-proof payments, and much more…
Is the global economy deglobalizing?
Travel Tips: Stay on Track When You’re Away
Those of us that travel often know that it’s difficult to stay on track when we’re off the beaten path. It’s easy to miss our exercise routines, turn our sleep schedule upside down, and get disorganized.
U.S. economy: Gradual cooling of the economy with elevated stress in the financial system
I am still rather pessimistic regarding the coming quarters for the U.S. economy. A recession is increasingly likely.
What caught my eye: The Future of the U.S. dollar, R&D spending and innovation, central bank digital currencies, and much more…
Mark Sobel, Senior Advisor at the Central for Strategic and International Studies, on the future of the U.S. dollar and the international monetary system: