GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

Global Economic Prospects: Spring 2006

Ninth semiannual meeting

Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute
Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute
Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute

Peterson Institute, Washington, DC

April 11, 2006


Summary

Senior fellows Michael Mussa, Martin Baily, and Anders Åslund discussed the international economic outlook for 2006 at the Institute's ninth semiannual Global Economics Prospects meeting.

Michael Mussa was chief economist of the International Monetary Fund from 1991 until 2001 and a member of the Council of Economic Advisers during 1986–88; he addresses the outlook for the overall world economy. Martin Baily was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1999 until early 2001; he focuses on the prospects for growth and inflation in the United States.  Anders Åslund, a leading expert on Russia, the rest of the former Soviet Union, and Eastern Europe, describes the likely contribution of that rapidly growing region to the global outlook over the medium term.


Materials

Paper: Global Economic Prospects 2006/2007: Continued Solid Growth in 2006, Rising Risks for Inflation, Financial Markets, and Growth for 2007 [pdf]
Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute

Presentation: The US Economic Outlook: April 2006 [pdf]
Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute
and Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute
and Katharina Plück, Peterson Institute

Presentation: Eurasia's Boom Continues [pdf]
Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute



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