economic-outlook

These five things could drive a new era of speedier economic growth

The McKinsey Global Institute has answers to: What could drive a more rapid U.S. economic expansion.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 17, 2013
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2013 is halfway over! This is how the economy is doing, in 11 charts.

How is the economy really doing halfway through the year? Here are the ups and downs, in chart form.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 1, 2013
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Three ways Washington could mess up the recovery in 2013

This ought to be a good year. Here are the ways lawmakers in Washington could blow it.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 27, 2012
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Why 2013 should be a good year for the U.S. economy

The fundamentals are in place for 2013 to be quite a good year for the economy, if Congress doesn't blow it.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 26, 2012
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Let’s hope the austerity crisis is holding back business spending

The latest numbers on capital goods spending by businesses give a hint on how firms are planning for the possible austerity crisis.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 27, 2012
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