Economic perspectives

Engineering a new crisis

Print edition : November 24, 2017

Christine Lagarde , IMF Managing Director. The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook estimates the unemployment rate in the advanced economies to have fallen from its 8.3 per cent high in 2010 to 6.2 per cent in 2016 and a projected 5.7 per cent in 2017. Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP

Janet Yellen, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank. Photo: Arne Dedert/AP

Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan. Photo: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England. Photo: AFOLABI SOTUNDE/REUTERS

Thomas Jordan, president of the Swiss National Bank. Photo: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg

Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank. Photo: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg

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