Five years from now, the pundits will be looking back and saying how obvious this all is. It’s not. As QE comes to a halt and starts to wind down (US), lightly tapers (EU), or continues (Japan and maybe China) at the end of 2017, what happens? In fact, no one knows no matter how […]
Andrew Vonnegut teaches global economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, advises on economics and finance, and owns a small manufacturing company. He has a PhD in applied economics and statistics and twenty years of international economic experience, including working in emerging markets finance, the United States Agency for International Development, and the international consulting firms Booz Allen Hamilton and Booz & Company.
The main purpose of this blog is to share ideas about change in the global economy. By change, I don’t mean just the usual volatility, but changes that are driven by and affect the underlying structure of the economy. Some entries will be just sharing and commenting on data, and others will be related to […]