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2022 outlook: political and economic priorities in US and Germany

Tuesday 11 January 2022 – Vol.13 Ed.2.2

Commentary: Outlook 2022: three phases of US politics

By Christopher Smart in Boston

The best way to think about US politics in 2022 is to divide the year into thirds. It will start with the unfinished business of 2021, pivot to mid-terms and end with the launch of the next presidential race. Determining which party emerges dominant in 2024 will depend primarily on their handling of Covid-19, inflation and China. Voters will be watching closely as the year progresses.

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Commentary: Nagel’s battle on two fronts: inflation and Europe

By David Marsh and Edoardo Reviglio

The priority of new German Bundesbank presidents has been either fighting rising inflation or shoring up Germany’s sensitive currency alliances with other European countries. Joachim Nagel faces both challenges. He is the first Bundesbank president to confront an inflationary threat without full control over interest rates. The inflation rebound could test Europe’s monetary arrangements still more than during the sovereign debt crisis.

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