The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2017 forecast argues that, while economic growth will continue, progress will be uneven. Nationalist, nativist challenges on both sides of the Atlantic have underscored frustration with a seemingly winner-take-all economy that has hollowed out much of the middle class. Against this messy tableau, major industries will experience geopolitical impacts that could affect their growth. getAbstract recommends the EIU’s guardedly sanguine analysis to executives and investors for its timely take on the near term.
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