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How Bad Might It Get?

December 30, 2008

It has been an astonishing year for the world economy. Housing prices have declined sharply, major financial institutions have failed leading to massive government bailouts, inflation fears have given way to concerns of deflation, and forward looking measures indicate that conditions will deteriorate further. What does the year ahead hold for the global economy? The following articles give forecasts for 2009.

CGS: Economic Outlook Graphs
World Bank: Global Economic Prospects 2009
IMF: World Economic Outlook
Economist: Buckle Up
Lipsky: The Current Macroeconomic Outlook 2009

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