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Global Economic Prospects

Exceptional Uncertainty and the Global Economy: A Conversation with David Malpass and Adam Posen

Watch the replay of World Bank Group President David Malpass and President of the Peterson Institute Adam Posen as they discuss three main themes from the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report: unprecedented macroeconomic imbalances, rising income inequality and exceptional uncertainty.

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GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

The Global Economic Outlook in Five Charts

After rebounding to an estimated 5.5 percent in 2021, global growth is expected to decelerate markedly in 2022—to 4.1 percent, reflecting continued COVID-19 flare-ups, diminished fiscal support, and lingering supply bottlenecks. Here is the economic outlook in five charts.

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Join the Fourth World Bank and Financial Times’ Blog Writing Competition

What lessons have we learned to improve teaching and learning? If you’re aged 16 to 19 and currently enrolled in high school, we are looking for your most inventive ideas, high-quality writing, and innovative solutions that would strengthen education going forward. Find out more about how to apply and submit your entries by January 31, 2022!

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