U.S. Outlook Economic Forecast: Autumn 2016

The Conference Board of Canada, 21 pages, October 27, 2016
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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.

Document Highlights

  • The U.S. economy will expand by 1.6 per cent this year and 2.3 per cent in 2017.
  • Lack of investment spending, especially in the oil patch, continues to restrain growth.
  • The budget deficit will start to rise over the medium term due to the aging of the population.

Table of Contents

Stronger Growth Anticipated in 2017

  • Aggregate Demand
  • Financial and Currency Markets
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Labour Markets
  • Regional Outlook

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