COVID-19: a challenge for economic growth
Analysts use stenography when discussing economic recovery forecasts: Z-shaped, V-shaped, U-shaped, W-shaped, L-shaped, etc. What scenario will the economy of Kazakhstan be developed?
Political Analyst Pieter Cleppe will speak at the Conference "COVID-19: a challenge for economic growth" on "The post Covid economic recovery". See it on October 7 in a live broadcast on the YouTube channel of the Economic Research Institute. Don't miss it!
Pieter Cleppe is a Brussels-based Policy Analyst, dealing with EU affairs, Brexit, and the Eurozone. He is also the Director of “Brussels Liberty Network”, a monthly gathering of those supporting free-market policies in Brussels. He’s a columnist for The Daily Telegraph and The Spectator and a frequent commentator in international media. Between 2008 and 2020, he has headed the Brussels office of the British EU affairs think tank “Open Europe”.
WHAT MIGHT RECOVERY LOOK LIKE?
At the beginning of the pandemic, few people realized how long it would take before life returned to normal, and many analysts spoke of a V-shaped recovery.
Even when the pandemic recedes and the economy begins to pick up again, restrictive measures are likely to remain. Travel will become less common, businesses will have to place employees and customers farther apart, restaurants will serve fewer customers at a time, and sports events, concerts, and other events involving large numbers of people are likely to remain closed for a long time.
... And even if the rules allow it, many people may not want to go back to their old lives because of concerns for their own health…
What will be the economic activity after the pandemic?
This and much more at an online conference on Wednesday!