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The Chief Economist

Navigating today’s markets is more complex than ever. Cushman & Wakefield’s Chief Economist Kevin Thorpe is here to provide clarity on what's happening and what’s next. 
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Article • Policy

Global Policy Report

It is clear now that what was originally a supply-side shock—and to a lesser extent an export demand shock for the global economy—has morphed into something far more pernicious.
Kevin Thorpe • 4/2/2020
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Article • Economy

COVID-19: A Wholly Unprecedented Policy Response

On March 27, an enormous $2.2 trillion emergency coronavirus stimulus package was signed into law. The stimulus bill is aimed at providing immediate economic relief to households and businesses large and small.
Kevin Thorpe • 3/30/2020
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Article • Economy

Coronavirus Update: Time to Reassess

Although health officials overwhelmingly agree that these containment measures are necessary, the economic costs of the coronavirus are rising quickly. In this update, we highlight some of the latest developments that are most germane to property.
Kevin Thorpe • 3/16/2020
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Article • Economy

Coronavirus Update as of March 10, 2020

As the number of coronavirus diagnoses and their potential impact on the global economy continues to increase, we will provide frequent updates on the latest developments.
Kevin Thorpe • 3/10/2020
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Article • Economy

Coronavirus Update — A Few Positives

To inject a little bit of optimism and to help provide perspective, we offer five “glass half full” observations regarding the coronavirus impact.
Kevin Thorpe • 3/13/2020
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Research • Economy

Coronavirus: Impact on the Global Property Markets

Developments are extremely fluid, and tremendous uncertainty remains regarding how broadly the virus will spread and what its ultimate impact will be on public health, economic growth and financial and real estate markets.
Kevin Thorpe • 2/28/2020
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Research • Economy

Global Macro Forecast

The report analyzes multiple factors contributing to economic slowdown and what they mean for property markets around the world.
Kevin Thorpe • 6/11/2019
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Research

U.S.-China Trade War Update

This Instant Insight covers the suspension of December 15 tariffs and the Phase One deal of the U.S. - China trade agreement.
Kevin Thorpe • 12/16/2019

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Demographic Shifts: The World in 2030

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