Brussels Economic Forum : “What would be your top priority to restart the economy after the Covid-19?”

 

Transcript of the Video message for Brussels Economic Forum

by Angel Gurría

OECD Secretary-General

8 September 2020 - Paris, France

 

 


“What would be your top priority to restart the economy after the Covid-19?”

There are many priorities to be borne in mind as we chart the recovery. These include avoiding a lost generation of young people, unwinding the inequalities aggravated by the pandemic, and dealing with public and private debt overhangs. My top priority, however, would be seizing the opportunity to tackle the climate crisis. The cost of missing that opportunity is likely to be even greater than the costs imposed by COVID-19.

 

Watch the video message here: https://twitter.com/ecfin/status/1301170107880800257

 

 

See also:

OECD work on Economy

 

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