Their summary list:
- People aren’t good at stocking up for the future.
- The economy still doesn’t employ women to their full potential.
- America could be the Iron Bank, but does it want to?
- The Fed is the realm’s quiet protector.
It’s not winter per se that I think the U.S should worry about, but the White Walkers. In other words, regular business cycle recessions are not our greatest threat, but looming and ignored long-term threats. In our case, I think coming demographic challenges are our white walkers. The political parties battle over who sits in the Iron Throne, but the dangers of a quickly aging population and high dependency ratio march towards us.