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Too Slow Too Long; New IMF Global Growth Forecast

April 12, 2016

IMF Chief Economic Counselor, Maurice Obstfeld (photo: IMF)

The new World Economic Outlook anticipates a slight acceleration in growth this year, from 3.1 to 3.2 percent, followed by 3.5 percent growth in 2017. But IMF Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld says projections continue to be progressively less optimistic over time.

Maurice Obstfeld, IMF Chief Economic Counselor