U.S. Outlook: Winter 2013
The Conference Board of Canada, 13 pages
January 18, 2013
This quarterly report focuses on the latest economic developments in the U.S. economy, tracking trends in labour, consumer, energy and housing markets, and examining industries and regions. Monetary and fiscal policy assumptions are also included.
- The U.S. economy will expand by a tepid
2.3 per cent in 2013.
- The partial agreement to avoid a recession
will enable the deficit to decline over the near
to medium term.
- The unemployment rate will gradually drop
to close to 7 per cent by the end of 2014.
Table of Contents
U.S. Outlook—U.S. Avoids Fiscal Cliff and Recession
- Aggregate Demand
- Financial and Currency Markets
- Fiscal Policy
- Labour Markets
- Regional Outlook