Re-thinking our Global Economic Future

This report offers a few thoughts at an early stage of this COVID-19 crisis, largely with the objective of stimulating further reflection and analysis, and generating much better thoughts.

The primary concern now should, unambiguously, be heavily skewed to this phase of the crisis – which may not necessarily be very short term. It is a critical, humanitarian phase in which the health imperatives and the medical needs and food supply take on an unprecedented importance for each person – and especially the most vulnerable in our societies – and for us collectively.

But it is already urgent, too, to understand the future and how we rapidly design and build a future that is sustainable.

You can read the full report here.


The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) is a leading economy research institute based in the Department of Economics at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

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