Global Scenarios Service

Explore the implications of key risks to the world economy

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About the Global Scenarios Service

Our Global Scenarios Service explores the implications of key risks to the world economy, enabling better decision-making.

Five year forecasts and scenarios

Coverage of 85 individual economies, including advanced economies and key emerging markets, as well as the Eurozone and regional aggregates.

Complete datasets

Access to a databank that allows users to quickly build queries with complete flexibility and view the data in tables, charts, and maps.

Full analysis

Reports that describe the baseline forecast and how each scenario develops, together with dashboards to help visualise the headline results.

Broad coverage

Forecasts cover key macro and financial variables, including output, spending, employment, inflation, interest rates, balance of payments, and government finances.

About the service

Each quarter our economists survey clients for input on the scenarios that we should develop and analyse their impact on our baseline forecasts.

What clients receive

Clients receive a report describing the features of the baseline forecast and of each of the five-year scenarios, with headline results and access to complete data sets.

Frequent updates

Scenario results are updated twice a month on the global scenarios databank and dashboard, with supporting reports, chart packs and spreadsheets also updated.

Series covered

Forecasts for:

  • GDP
  • Consumption
  • Investment
  • Unemployment rate (%)
  • Employment
  • CPI
  • Short-term interest rates (%)
  • Current account (% of GDP)
  • Government budget balance (% of GDP)
  • Long-term interest rates (%)
  • Exchange rates for the US dollar, sterling and the euro
  • Stock market indices
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Global Scenarios Service

Quarterly updated macro scenarios for the global economy

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