The sudden, devastating global recession that saw almost every country in the world implement strict lockdown measures to control the spread of COVID-19 led to huge business closures and job losses. World economic activity started to pick up steam in the second half of this year, and this should propel real GDP to expand by 2021. This is assuming that a second wave of the virus does not derail the global economy.
Contents of the Autumn 2020 edition include:
- Recovery under way but huge uncertainty remains
- Latin America
- European Union
- The future of working from home