Callum Williams ( @econcallum ) Twitter Profile

econcallum

Callum Williams

Senior economics writer, The Economist. callumwilliams@economist.com. "The Classical School", published in April 2020 https://t.co/8BPwSQRDsu

London, UK

Joined on 27 August, 2014

http://www.economist.com/mediadirectory/callum-williams

  • 232 Tweets
  • 3k Followers
  • 465 Following

This somewhat surprising from Gallup finds that before the pandemic job satisfaction in America was high and rising--not what you would expect with some stories of late capitalism

 4  1  1  Download

All explored here:

 2  0  0

Also important to remember that there are a LOT of underused economic resources across the world. That points to low inflation

 6  1  1  Download

However in this piece I wrote with @Henry_Curr we cast a bit of scepticism over these theories. For one thing people's expectations of what will happen to inflation haven't really changed, and expectations are to a large extent self-fulfilling

 2  1  0  Download

There are growing concerns that stimulus packages and huge QE are going to produce high inflation in the rich world. Global money supply is rising exceptionally quickly

 8  1  1  Download

At end of November about two-thirds of counties had seen a death from covid-19 in the previous week. In April only a minority had seen one in the previous week

 0  0  0  Download

Reason 1: the economy was always going to slow; reason 2: the effect of the stimulus passed in spring is wearing off; reason 3: covid death numbers have got very bad

 0  2  0

In light of bad jobless claims numbers this morning, here's our piece from last week explaining why the US economy is slowing. We still expect a rapid bounceback when vaccine becomes widely available (40%-ish of population vaccinated by March)

 27  2  8

Replying to @natashaloder: OK, the big news is breaking so here we go...

 0  0  195

OK, the big news is breaking so here we go...

 473  25  195

This week I wrote a leader arguing in favour of much more $$$ on a covid-19 vaccine. So far the world has spent about $10bn, compared with $7trn on fiscal stimulus

 104  16  42

Replying to @EconomicsinTen: Another shout-out for this book by @econcallum. Love dipping in and out if it. Read about #Mathus last night & then due…

 0  0  4

Another shout-out for this book by @econcallum. Love dipping in and out if it. Read about #Mathus last night & then due to cross referencing in the chapters, William Petty. Both were brilliant. #EconTwitter

 6  1  4  Download

Replying to @S_Rabinovitch: A great long read on the state of the debate in macroeconomics today.

"The old economic paradigm is looking tired. One…

 0  0  8

A great long read on the state of the debate in macroeconomics today.

"The old economic paradigm is looking tired. One way or another, change is coming." by @Henry_Curr & @econcallum 1/4

 24  1  8

Replying to @BBCFreeThinking: Also tonight 10pm @BBCRadio3 what we can learn from the lives of Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore and Franklin Roo…

 0  0  5

Also tonight 10pm @BBCRadio3 what we can learn from the lives of Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson + @annemcelvoy talks to @econcallum about economic gurus from the past

 8  0  5

Replying to @GeorginaCapel: 💥TUNE IN💥to Radio 3 tomorrow at 10PM to catch Callum Williams @econcallum in conversation with @annemcelvoy on @BBCFreeT…

 0  0  3

💥TUNE IN💥to Radio 3 tomorrow at 10PM to catch Callum Williams @econcallum in conversation with @annemcelvoy on @BBCFreeThinking:



#FreeThinking #CallumWilliams @ProfileBooks

 1  0  3

Replying to @TaModeer: تطور فلسفة #الاقتصاد❗️
كتاب "المدرسة الكلاسيكية" لكاتب مجلة The Economist كالوم ويليامز
الكتاب يتحدث عن 20 من الفلاسفة الاقتص…

 0  0  229

تطور فلسفة #الاقتصاد❗️
كتاب "المدرسة الكلاسيكية" لكاتب مجلة The Economist كالوم ويليامز
الكتاب يتحدث عن 20 من الفلاسفة الاقتصاديين عاصروا الفترة المهمة التي رافقت ظهور علم الاقتصاد والرأسمالية والتجارة (1619-1924) ويلخص أفكارهم #الاقتصادية وكيف تشكلت وأثرها اليوم

مقتطفات:

 1,174  14  229  Download

Very nice @PhilAldrick review of my book in the Times this weekend--the book is published in America in two weeks' time

 9  2  2

Replying to @YahooFinance: Highlight: "We're of the impression that small businesses are undoubtedly going through a really tough time right now, bu…

 0  0  3

Highlight: "We're of the impression that small businesses are undoubtedly going through a really tough time right now, but the recovery here will come eventually," Generation Investment Managment's Shalini Rao says. "The question here's more about using this as an opportunity..."

 12  1  3  Download

Our estimate of which economies will suffer the deepest pandemic-induced recessions--southern Europe unfortunately looks vulnerable

 365  23  216  Download

End of content

No more pages to load