High uncertainty is weighing on global growth

By Laurence Boone, OECD Chief Economist Less than 6 months ago, the global economy enjoyed healthy synchronised growth. Now, the landscape has changed. Global growth is hitting a plateau, uncertainties over the path forward abound, and risks from trade restrictions and tighter financial conditions have already started to materialise in some countries. Global growth is … More High uncertainty is weighing on global growth

High household debt: a challenge for medium-term growth?

By Filippo Gori and Th√©odore Renault, OECD Economics Department The global economy is now growing in sync at his fastest pace in years, but financial vulnerabilities create challenges for medium-term growth. Private indebtedness, including of households, remains a source of concern, as set out in the special chapter of our latest Economic Outlook on ‚ÄúResilience … More High household debt: a challenge for medium-term growth?