How COVID-19 is Accelerating Key Trends Shaping the Global Economy

Prof Alan Ahearne is Director of the Whitaker Institute and Professor of Economics and at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He currently serves as Economic Adviser to Taoiseach Micheál Martin.

Date 29 Jul 2021

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Topic Economy



Prof Ahern describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated and intensified trends in the global economy that were already underway, and both challenges and opportunities it represents for policy makers and societies, as governments around the world seek to rebuild their economies.