Coronavirus Watch: Feeling the pain

Posted by Ben May on Apr 14, 2020 4:17:01 PM

We have downgraded our global GDP growth forecasts again, putting us firmly at the more pessimistic end of the forecast spectrum. Our expectation...

The coronavirus pandemic will lead world GDP to shrink by about 7% in H1 2020, roughly double the scale of contraction seen during the global...

A downside scenario for the global economy

Posted by Innes McFee on Apr 8, 2020 11:18:00 AM

The impact of coronavirus on the global economy has prompted recent revisions to our baseline forecast, which now envisages a 2.8% contraction in...

Coronavirus Watch: Economic costs mount

Posted by Ben May on Apr 7, 2020 10:06:49 AM

Signs are emerging that the growth rate of COVID-19 cases may be starting to slow in a number of hotspots, suggesting that lockdowns are working....

Recovery from deep global recession could be faster than many forecasters predict, based on our review of historical evidence and different...

Oxford Economics has updated our quarterly global industry forecasts on an interim basis as the worldwide spread of the coronavirus has led to a...

Coronavirus Watch: Lockdowns take a toll

Posted by Ben May on Mar 31, 2020 11:12:39 AM

The exponential growth of global coronavirus cases has triggered massive policy responses around the world. But in the near term the biggest...