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  • Writer's pictureAlessandra Vollmer

Economic Policy Uncertainty

The recent economic, geopolitical, and social crises have driven uncertainty to new highs. In the realm of economics, this is particularly present, as unforeseen events and policy decisions can have profound and often unpredictable effects on financial markets, consumer behaviour, and economic growth. The Economic Policy Uncertainty Index, developed by Bloom, Baker, and Davis, has emerged as a valuable tool for measuring and understanding the impact of uncertainty on economic outcomes. In this article, we explore the importance of the measurement of uncertainty with this index and how powerful it is to help policymakers and businesses navigate the complex and ever-changing economic landscape.

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