Our Economy and the World Issue 362


This week’s issue of “Our Economy and the World” includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: Biden Seeks Higher Tariffs on Chinese Steel, Aluminum to Support US Firms
  • CNBC: Russia is expected to grow faster than all advanced economies this year
  • CNBC: Risk of a global recession is minimal, IMF economist says — would take ‘a lot to derail’
  • CNBC: UK inflation eases less than expected to 3.2% in March, sparking concerns of U.S.-style stickiness

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: The Great Reversal – Prospects, Risks, and Policies in International Development Association Countries

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • CNBC: Oil prices fall more than 3% as traders discount Iran-Israel war risk
  • AP: Stock market today: Wall Street dips to send S&P 500 to its longest losing streak since January