2021 has been a very positive year for economic growth worldwide, nevertheless, rumors of a looming recession are becoming more of a reality. Europe’s increase gas prices, China’s Omicron outbreak, and the US’s rapid inflation are blaring threat to an economic downfall that could have been avoided.
Author: Emma Eeckhout
Emma Eeckhout is a freshman from Barcelona, Spain, with an intended major in Economics and a minor in Data Science. She has recently joined BRB through the Economics Columnist department and hopes to provide a fresh and international perspective to her articles. Her academic interests range from international policy to gender equity in the labour market. In her free time, Emma can be found exploring Berkeley’s most recent restaurants or going on a hike.