Note: this the last in a series of country views. See parts 1 and 2 here
I believe, as many economic analysts do, that global growth is accelerating. Backing that up, two days ago I looked at four economies where growth has been good. But, yesterday, I looked at four economies where growth has been poor and big problems remain. Today I want to look at four more and sum up.
I am going to leave it at four due to time and space constraints but I am using these four as being representative of core Europe, whereas yesterday I looked at the periphery and Japan. While the outlook in the core is better than it is in the periphery, there are some glaring weaknesses and I want to start with Austria to show one.
Austria is doing well. It has the lowest unemployment level in the eurozone...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.