Supply-side shocks of COVID-19 could linger for years | First Policy Response

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Published: 1Oct2020

June 11, 2020 | In this commentary, Ken Boessenkool argues "the enduring economic pain from COVID will be a supply-side capital shock that will particularly hit investment in service, travel and entertainment industries, a supply-side labour shock that will hit primarily female employment, and a supply-side productivity shock due to new health and safety requirements."

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Ken Boessenkool recently joined the Max Bell School of Public Policy as the J.W. McConnell Professor of Practice in Public Policy at McGill University. This article is part of a summary of his recent commentary and policy writing prior to his arrival at the School.

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