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New Horizons: Structural Policies for a Strong Recovery and a Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Future

In support of the G-20, this OECD report discusses structural reform options to support a strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic recession. The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest global economic shock in decades and is causing a loss of lives and a deep recession in 2020. The virus continues to …
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Vision Towards a Responsible Future of Consumption: Collaborative Action Framework for Consumer Industries

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: “Vision Towards a Responsible Future of Consumption: Collaborative Action Framework for Consumer Industries.” The global pandemic has underscored the underlying and persistent problems that predated COVID-19 and have exacerbated its effects: climate change; pollution; inequity and inequality; poor education about nutrition; lack of information and resources …
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Dashboard for a New Economy: Towards a New Compass for the Post-COVID Recovery

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: “Dashboard for a New Economy: Towards a New Compass for the Post-COVID Recovery.” The simultaneous disruption caused by the COVID-19 crisis in nearly every country around the world has forced societies into a moment of pause and reflection on what is truly of value. Rebuilding the …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – October 2020

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “A Long and Difficult Ascent,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Bridge to Recovery,” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Policies for the Recovery.” According to the WEO, global growth is projected at -4.4% in 2020 – an upward revision …
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Latest Interim OECD Economic Outlook – Coronavirus: Living with Uncertainty

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to threaten jobs, businesses and the health and well-being of millions amid exceptional uncertainty, building confidence will be crucial to ensure that economies recover and adapt, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. After an unprecedented collapse in the first half of the year, economic output recovered swiftly following …
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Emerging Pathways towards a Post-COVID-19 Reset and Recovery

The COVID-19 crisis and the political, economic, and social disruptions it has caused have exposed the inadequacies of our current economic systems. Amid global concern for lives, livelihoods, and the planet, leaders find themselves at a historic crossroads for shaping the recovery and are challenged to reset economies on a new trajectory of more inclusive …
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IMF World Economic Outlook – January 2020 Update

The IMF has recently released the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Tentative Stabilization, Sluggish Recovery?” Global growth is projected to rise from an estimated 2.9 percent in 2019 to 3.3 percent in 2020 and 3.4 percent for 2021—a downward revision of 0.1 percentage point for 2019 and 2020 and 0.2 for 2021 compared to those …
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IMF World Economic Outlook – April 2019 Update

The IMF has recently released the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery.” After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting major economies. China’s growth declined following a combination of needed regulatory tightening to rein …
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