China’s GDP shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020 and projections for the year are of a significant slow-down from ‘normal’ growth of 6% or more. Covid-19 is hitting Western economies later, and seemingly harder. Western GDP is widely expected to decline. As China leads the way out of covid-19 lockdown and tries to grow again, what can locked-down westerners spend their time usefully thinking and learning about.
Date: May 7, 2020
Host: CDI and Z/YEN
Theme: The Economic Road to Post-Covid-19 Recovery Fast or Slow?