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Activity Number:
369 - Economic Outlook Luncheon (Added Fee)
Type: Roundtables
Date/Time: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 : 12:30 PM to 1:50 PM
Sponsor: Business and Economic Statistics Section
Abstract #330982
Title: Through the Looking Glass - Has the Economy Turned Upside Down?
Author(s): Constance L. Hunter*
Companies: KPMG LLP
Keywords: global economy; forecasting; economic outlook

The global economy is in the midst of a decade long slow growth environment characterized by a productivity slowdown, slowing labor force growth and an aging population. What is the long-term growth outlook for major economies? Is there a glimmer of hope for renewed investment spending and productivity improvements? While the recent cyclical upswing offsets the near term risks to growth: How long can it last?

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