The global economy is not yet back to normal after the crisis. The real figures continue to show that Larry Summers and his “Secular Stagnation” hypothesis are right. We are not strong. And every time we want to break the pessimism, the indicators are weak.
global secular stagnation
BoAML | According to Summers, the main source of weak US and global growth is insufficient aggregate demand. The equilibrium funds rate has dropped sharply so super aggressive monetary policy and asset bubbles are needed to create full employment and normal inflation. By contrast, we have argued that most of the stagnation is coming from the supply side of the economy.