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Economists are predicting a recession. Does that really mean we'll have one?
We take a look inside the world of economic forecasting and ask whether predictions are reliable.
Leading economic indicators fall — again
The Conference Board's closely-watched index has fallen consistently since February 2022, indicating higher risk of recession.
Why it's so hard to agree on the causes of inflation
As inflation hits 40-year highs on several key metrics, not all economists agree on the causes.
Pandemic has economic forecasters going back to the drawing board
For Ellen Zentner, chief U.S. economist at Morgan Stanley, the pandemic meant scrapping all the models and going back to the fundamentals.
Economist Paul Romer on why macroeconomists are ‘totally off base’
The NYU professor and World Bank chief economist has caused a bit of hubub in the dismal science.