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Meet Bernard Baumohl, WSJ Survey’s Most Accurate Economic Forecaster in 2018

WASHINGTON—Bernard Baumohl has a beef with traditional economic-forecasting models.

Mr. Baumohl, chief global economist at The Economic Outlook Group, was the most accurate forecaster for 2018 in The Wall Street Journal’s monthly survey.

Conventional models, such as those deployed by the Federal Reserve, don’t properly capture the way technological…