A Framework That Provides Clarity

During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.



Fed Policy & the Business Cycle

ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan talks with BNN about global central bank policy targets and the business cycle. Last June Mr. Bernanke said the dip in inflation was transitory, yet as of September Harmonized U.S. CPI growth was already lower than in the Eurozone, and very close to levels that triggered the ECB rate cut last week.

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Becoming Japan (Part 2)

ECRI November 4, 2013

Inflation has already turned lower in the U.S. and the Eurozone than in Japan. More


Major Central Bank Actions in Line with ECRI

Bloomberg November 4, 2013

ECRI's Lakshman Achuthan joined Bloomberg TV this morning to discuss central bank actions. More