Paul Ashworth is our Chief North America Economist, with overall responsibility for our coverage of the US and Canada. He joined Capital Economics in 2001 and has led our Toronto office since 2007. Paul joined Capital Economics from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) where he worked on their large-scale model of the global economy and was responsible for coverage of various countries, including Canada and Germany. He holds degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Strathclyde and Warwick Universities, and his PhD thesis focused on asymmetry and asymmetric adjustment in macroeconomics.
Global Drop-In: Fed, ECB and BoE March meetings – Parsing the decisions for easing signals
21st March 2024, 3:00PM GMT
As markets continue to speculate on the timing of the first rate cuts, our regular briefing on the latest policy decisions from these major central banks will walk you through what to expect on the...
Global Drop-In: Long Run Economic Outlook – What to expect from global growth to 2050
29th February 2024, 3:00PM GMT
An AI productivity boom. A Chinese structural slowdown. Aging workforces. In the coming decades, the global economy will be shaped by forces that will dictate which countries will make strides and...
Chief Economist's Note
Capital Economics at 25: Five themes from the past – and for the next – quarter century
Capital Economics is 25 years old. Founded by Roger Bootle in 1999, the company has grown from a handful of employees (and clients) to a global enterprise which today provides macro and market insight...
US Drop-In: January CPI and the timing of the start of Fed easing
13th February 2024, 3:00PM GMT
What does the recent data flow and Jerome Powell’s pushback mean for the timing of the first Fed rate cut? How quickly and easily will core inflation get back to target? How far will the Fed go to…