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What Could Possibly Go Wrong? These Are the Biggest Economic Risks for 2022

Economists have struggled to see ahead in the pandemic. They’re upbeat about next year, but could easily get blindsided again

A Covid-19 mobile testing site near the Rockefeller Center in New York.

A Covid-19 mobile testing site near the Rockefeller Center in New York.

Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

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The Covid years are littered with predictions that didn’t work out. For anyone looking ahead into 2022, that should be enough to give pause.