A case for economic optimism amid the pundits' gloom

Economic pessimists are agonising over the world's longer-term growth prospects, but repairing balance sheets, policy mistakes and political ineptitude is not an impossible task.

Lowy Interpreter

Economics has long been seen as the dismal science. Current commentary provides evidence. Whether discussing the cyclical conjuncture or the prospects for longer-term sustainable growth, gloom prevails.

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