[Podcast] The Macrocast: May 2021
Episode 3 features discussions about how we’re including data on global warming in our economic forecasts (0:38), the latest on coronavirus developments (7:03), and the potential threat of overheating in some economies as a tsunami of consumer spending is unleashed while governments continue to prime the stimulus pump (11.24).
About Oxford Economics Macrocast: Hosted by Julia Faurschou, each month we’ll discuss some of the key themes driving the macro economic agenda. Featuring interviews with top Oxford Economists, we’ll dig into our research pipeline to tell you what’s on our minds and what we’ll be writing about in the coming weeks. By tuning in each month, listeners will get an early picture of what to watch out for and the thinking behind our research.
This Podcast is available to listen to now (on-demand, listen at your convenience) until 31st May 2021.
Economic woes and travel flows – tourism outlook
Travel recovery has accelerated throughout 2022, with strong rebounds evident in a wide range of destinations during the northern hemisphere summer months, as travellers have begun to return to more typical activities. However, complete recovery to pre-pandemic levels is not guaranteed. In this session we will explore the impacts of the slower economic activity and rising costs on travel demand and present our latest global outlook.Find Out More
Is sterling in the midst of a sell-off or a full-blown crisis?
Policy announcements are coming thick and fast in the UK at the moment and have been greeted with the most significant sell-off in UK assets in decades. Is this a case of markets overreacting or have the UK public finances been put on an unsustainable footing? Will the Bank of England react to the fall in sterling or are markets setting themselves up to be disappointed? We will set out our views on all these topics and set out the conditions under which we think this volatility will subside.Find Out More