World Outlook Economic Forecast: Winter 2018
The Conference Board of Canada, 23 pages
January 31, 2018
This quarterly examination of the short-term economic outlook for the world's major economies also contains an in-depth analysis of a number of issues that are relevant for understanding world economic trends and developments.
- The world economy will expand by 3.3 per cent this year and 3.1 per cent in 2019.
- The U.S. economy will benefit from ongoing strength in labour markets and corporate tax cuts.
- The unemployment rate in the European Union is declining, in part due to labour market reforms in countries such as France.