CLEVELAND, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jennifer Mapes-Christ, the head of Freedonia Group’s Consumer and Commercial Research Group talked with Chief Economist, Tom Bowne, about the challenges of forecasting and other effects of COVID-19 on the economy.
View the video for free here: https://www.freedoniagroup.com/Content/Macroeconomics-Trends-Talk-with-Freedonia-Chief-Economist
Here are some questions that are addressed in the video.
What is the biggest challenge about forecasting during this crisis? How do you try to estimate the effect of this economic standstill and social distancing? What can we learn from the experience of the countries that faced the virus earlier? How much confidence do you have in the numbers being released from China via official channels? What are the medium and longer term effects on consumer and business behavior? What will happen