Will the booming US economy be the locomotive for global growth?

Caroline Atkinson (RockCreek; PIIE Executive Committee), Catherine L. Mann (Citi; Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) and Jakob von Weizsäcker (German Ministry of Finance)


May 11, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Event Summary

The US economy is set to boom this year, powered by enormous fiscal support, continued easy money, and a rapid rollout of vaccinations.  Will this drive growth in Europe and elsewhere or fuel inflation? How should European policymakers respond, as recovery there lags?

Joining this episode of Global Connections were:


Caroline Atkinson
Senior Advisor, RockCreek; PIIE Executive Committee member


  • Catherine L. Mann
    Outgoing Chief Economist, Citi; Former Chief Economist, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Jakob von Weizsäcker
    Chief Economist, German Ministry of Finance


Join the conversation with the world's leading economic policymakers, business leaders, and experts as they discuss the challenges facing the global economic system. Caroline Atkinson, former White House deputy national security adviser and former head of global policy for Google, hosts this monthly virtual discussion series.