Webinar: Post-COVID-19 - Should there be a New Economic Model? With Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram - Part1
Date: Saturday, 9th May 2020
Time: 3PM MYT | 7AM GMT
As we are easing out of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing for sure, we are facing a major economic recession ahead, with a fall to -3 percent in 2020 as projected by the IMF. This is basically a downgrade of 6.3 percentage points from January 2020, and makes the Great Lockdown the worst recession since the Great Depression, and far worse than the Global Financial Crisis. And this is mainly due to virtual incapacitation of human productivity which affects every nation and every sector simultaneously.