From COVID-19 to Brexit, this is how uncertainty affects the global economy

Uncertainty from key events spills into global economic markets. Image: REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1E7890GO201

Hites Ahir

Senior Research Officer, IMF

Nicholas Bloom

Professor of Economics, School of Humanities and Sciences Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Davide Furceri

Economist, IMF’s Research Department


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Key events have lead to changes in global uncertainty in the past decades. Image: IMF
The US is highly influential on global uncertainty. Image: IMF
Brexit has been a major contributor in British uncertainty. Image: IMF
Other G7 have had little impact on global uncertainty. Image: IMF

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