An extensive analysis and forecast from the Morgan Stanley economic analysis group: Looking to 1998: a special year-end issue of the Morgan Stanley Global Economic Forum
New York Times 1998 Outlook
Homepage on Asia's Economic and Currency Crisis
Homepages on The New Economy and Deflation
Homepage on Will the Fed Tighten or Loosen Monetary Policy at the next FOMC meeting?
"Here are the questions to ponder about 1998" The Wall Street Journal, Jan 5, 1998; in RP.
"Can the U.S weather Asia's Storm?" The Wall Street Journal, Jan 5, 1998; in RP.
"As the U.S. toasts the good times, optimism does not go unchecked" New York Times, Jan 5, 1998; in RP.
"The economy will grow in '98, but a slower pace, say experts" The Wall Street Journal, Jan 2, 1998; in RP.
"Asia' economic crisis: how far is down?" The Economist, Nov 15, 1997; in RP.
Jeff Sachs "Asia's Crisis" Financial Times, Jul 30, 1997; in RP.
"Why did Asia crash?" The Economist, Jan 10, 1998; in RP.
"Europe's single currency: ready or not, here comes EMU" The Economist, Sep 13, 1997; in RP.
Link to the controversy on Output and Inflation: Are We Mismeasuring Them ?
Homepage on the European Monetary Union
The commentary by some Wall Street economists such as
those at First Union Bank