One year of Joe Biden as US President: U.S. economy at least one step ahead of euro area

One year has now passed since Joe Biden was inaugurated as US President. He has been able to achieve some of his economic policy goals during this time – such as passing the major aid and stimulus package in March 2021 or getting Congress to approve infrastructure renewal in November. But recently, Joe Biden has also had to take a lot of economic criticism – some blame his expansionary fiscal policy for higher inflation, for example.

U.S. economy: Lower but still solid growth and higher inflation

At the beginning of the current year, the U.S. economy is now likely to grow less dynamically. Monetary policy will gradually become less expansionary in the face of higher inflation and continued economic recovery.

What caught my eye: Global supply chain pressures, monetary policy operations, U.S. exports, and much more…

The World Bank Economic Outlook: “Slowing Growth, Rising Risks”

What caught my eye: Labor markets and inflation, central bank digital currencies, international trade, and much more…

Stablecoins, taxation of business income, and the invention of economic growth

The Future of Work and Cities: Will More People Live in Cities than Today? – A Fictitious Look Back

2020 and 2021 marked a turning point worldwide: the corona pandemic had left a lasting mark on people at the time, severely restricting the possibilities for physical exchange for a time and thus leading to a digitalization push in many areas.

What caught my eye: low-hanging fruits in climate policy, the health of cities, regulating big tech, and the inflation anchor, and much more…

No brainers and low-hanging fruit in national climate policy”:

The post-Covid world of Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere work offers huge challenges for business – but also great opportunitites

I am happy to share with you the future of work report by Talent Alpha (The Eagle and Bear Economist is a strategic partner). Enjoy reading it!