Economic recovery from covid-19 is deeply uneven around the world. Our experts answer your questions about the problems facing the world economy and the actions governments could take.
00:00 – The problems with the global economy
00:34 – Will there be hyperinflation?
02:26 – What’s behind labour shortages?
04:12 – Disrupted supply and demand
05:20 – Economic policies to tackle climate change
06:00 – Uneven global recovery from the pandemic
07:05 – How vaccine roll-out impacts the economy
08:07 – Is global economic inequality increasing?
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Will the world economy return to normal in 2022? https://econ.st/3mWZg0g
The IMF warns that the global economic recovery will be grossly uneven: https://econ.st/2YvcmZf
What should be done about labour shortages: https://econ.st/3wvUABH
Why labour shortages threaten housing supply: https://econ.st/301J9Wi
Listen to an episode of our “Money Talks” podcast: “Labour shortages—where have all the workers gone?” https://econ.st/2Yxt628
Is the world economy entering a wage-price spiral? https://econ.st/3D1pDb9
How the pandemic became stagflationary: https://econ.st/3bXesEi
Watch our film: Is higher inflation cause for concern? https://econ.st/3wsySPb
Do pandemics normally lead to rising inflation? https://econ.st/3BTISC9
Does anyone actually understand inflation? https://econ.st/3n0gJEY
Cautionary tales from high-inflation emerging economies: https://econ.st/3bReRbw
Data: Just a handful of items are driving inflation in America: https://econ.st/3C03xEH
Vaccine inequality will cost money as well as lives: https://econ.st/305Pzng