Weekly Note – New Year, New Prospects for Global Trade

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The key question in the 2018 economic outlook is how to think about fiscal policy. One perspective is that the tax cut will boost growth by an estimated 0.3pp in both 2018 and 2019. Moreover, it is believed that increased federal spending might contribute a similar amount, for a total fiscal contribution of just over 0.5pp. This is not a huge amount by historical standards.

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GM360 Note – 10th January 2018


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