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The economics of Italy’s fiscal tightrope

Posted by Neil Shearing | Category : The Chief Economist's Note.

Last week saw a further escalation in the standoff between the EU and Italy, with Brussels taking the unprecedented step of rejecting Rome’s budget plan for 2019. We’ve written about the simmering crisis in Italy at length, both from an economic and a market perspective. At the heart of the disagreement, however, is a deeper … Continue reading “The economics of Italy’s fiscal tightrope”

What will cause the next global downturn?

Posted by Neil Shearing | Category : The Chief Economist's Note.

Hello. My name is Neil Shearing and I’m the Group Chief Economist at Capital Economics. This is the first edition of a new publication – the Chief Economist’s Note. It will be published every Monday and will reflect upon key developments in the global economy and what they mean for our clients. It will be … Continue reading “What will cause the next global downturn?”