World Economy

In this report, how governments are in danger of letting complacency creep in. Plus: unusual times call for unusual central bank policies; surprising labour market lessons from the financial crisis; and will reforms help the ‘left-behind’ in the US?

Governments enjoying the upswing are in danger of becoming complacent

Politically motivated objections to policies could cause great harm

FT writers on the outlook for economic challenges in China, the US, the UK and the eurozone

Tax and trade policies could hurt the people US president Donald Trump promised to help

The kind of work available is as important as the amount

A shift among economists on spending and tax is not shared by policymakers