Countries across the globe are struggling with the destructive health and economic consequences of COVID-19. The Global Think Tank Town Halls were designed to serve as catalysts for evidence-based, policy-relevant, action-oriented policies and proposals to create solutions for saving lives and livelihoods in the wake of this COVID-19 crisis.
Working Group 2 co-chaired by CEPS CEO Karel Lannoo, focused on preparing national and international strategies for economic recovery and revitalization. The group worked towards understanding and responding to the looming global economic crises and possible inventions to rescue and rebuild the livelihoods of workers, while also stabilizing financial systems. The team offered a number of guiding questions for the characterization of the economic policy challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic to guide future studies.
You can read the final report here.