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The Monthly Barometer is written and edited by Thierry Malleret. Thierry has a decades-long professional experience in investment banking - as a Chief Economist and Strategist of a major Russian investment bank and as an Economist at the EBRD in London, think tanks and academia - both in New York and Oxford and government - with a three-year spell in the Prime Minister’s office in Paris. He also founded and headed the Global Risk Network at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

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Since 2007 for many time-starved key decision-makers the Monthly Barometer has been their go-to analytical and predictive monthly newsletter that distills into one page the macro issues that matter most for them. We reduce complexity by conveying a simple (but not simplistic) message. To paraphrase John Maeda, we take away the obvious and add the meaningful. READ MORE about how we source our insights.

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Our Weekly Selections

Weekly Selection
22 May 2020

Carmen Reinhart, the Harvard professor who’s just been named chief economist at the World Bank explains why the COVID-born financial crisis will last until the health crisis is solved: “if it’s not over on the disease, it’s not over on the social distancing and the business closures, and therefore it’s not over on the balance sheet effects.
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15 May 2020

In the coming post-pandemic years, the global economy will be shaped by three trends: (1) the relationship between markets and the state will be rebalanced, in favour of the latter; (2) this will be accompanied by....
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8 May 2020

The President of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former Australian PM explains why both China and the US are likely to emerge from this crisis significantly diminished...
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1 May 2020

Gloomy but true! Covid-19 comes at a time when it conflates with ten existing diverse risks that threaten “to fuel a perfect storm that sweeps the entire global economy into a decade of despair”...
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Weekly Selection
24 April 2020

This is a great (albeit long – 20 min+) read to make sense of the overabundant information about Covid-19.
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Weekly Selection
17 April 2020

The fight against the coronavirus won’t be over when countries reopen, and this article explains how they must prepare themselves (it’s about the US but can easily be applied to other countries).
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