2021: hopes and challenges
11.01.2021 | Economy
2021 is a year of hope with the arrival of vaccines. Health-related and economic uncertainty should ease significantly, and better visibility will help boost consumer and business confidence and thus drive economic growth. It is also a year of hope for the climate thanks to European initiatives and the prospect of a change of policy direction in the US. But these hopes bring challenges. How will we manage government debt? How might financial markets react if growth surprises on the upside?
With the economists of the BNP Paribas Economic Research Department: William de Vijlder, Jean-Luc Proutat, Hélène Baudchon, Louis Boisset, Guillaume Derrien, Hubert de Barochez, François Faure,Christine Peltier, Stéphane Colliac, Salim Hammad and Raymond Van Der Putten.
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