Economics Weekly: Higher Frequency Economic Data Shows Signs of Recovery

Friday, May 22, 2020

Given the speed at which this crisis has unfolded, it has meant that one of the difficulties throughout for economists, analysts, and investors has been getting an accurate handle on the pace of economic activity, where the monthly economic data has come out severely lagging.

In this week’s Economics Weekly, we look at a number of the higher frequency economic time series that have emerged from the crisis as useful measures in bridging this information gap.

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Richard de Chazal, CFA is a London-based macroeconomist covering the U.S. economy and financial markets.

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