Tag Archives: Pandemic impact

OECD Economic outlook 2021 (OECD)

Activity in many sectors has picked up and partially adapted to pandemic restrictions. Vaccine rollout, although uneven, is gaining momentum and government stimulus, particularly in the United States, is likely to provide a major boost to economic activity. But prospects for sustainable growth vary widely between countries and sectors. Faster and more effective vaccination deployment across […]
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The future of work after Covid (McKinsey)

This report on the future of work after COVID-19 is the first of three MGI reports that examine aspects of the postpandemic economy. The others look at the pandemic’s long-term influence on consumption and the potential for a broad recovery led by enhanced productivity and innovation. Here, we assess the lasting impact of the pandemic […]
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The top 10 global consumer trends report 2021 (Euromonitor)

The pandemic forever altered consumer behaviour. What we value, how we consume and where we spend will never be the same. Businesses that explore and understand these shifts can act now to improve product and service development, employ stronger marketing tactics, lock in customer loyalty and prepare for what’s next.  This report identifies the trends […]
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Global competitiveness report special edition 2020: How countries are performing on the road to recovery (WEF)

The Global Competitiveness Report series has since its first edition aimed to prompt policy-makers beyond short term growth and to aim for long-run prosperity. The 2020 special edition is dedicated to elaborating on the priorities for recovery and revival, and considering the building blocks of a transformation towards new economic systems that combine “productivity”, “people” and “planet” […]
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Poverty and shared prosperity 2020: Reversals of fortune (World Bank)

The Poverty and Shared Prosperity series provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity. For more than two decades, extreme poverty was steadily declining. Now, for the first time in a generation, the quest to end poverty has suffered its worst setback. Poverty and […]
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The Human Capital Index 2020 update: Human Capital in the time of COVID-19 (World Bank)

The World Bank has recently published “The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19”.  This report presents an update to the Human Capital Index (HCI), using the most recent health and education data available as of 2020. It documents new evidence on trends over time in the HCI, examples of […]
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