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A Recovery with a Human Face? Summary of a UN E-Discussion

Isabel Ortiz

United Nations - International Labour Organization; Initiative for Policy Dialogue

Louise Moreira Daniels

United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF); CUNY Brooklyn College

February 14, 2012

This paper presents a summary of a UN e-discussion on a socially-responsive recovery. Contributors include Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman, former UN Under-Secretary-General José Antonio Ocampo and many other prominent global thinkers from academia and civil society, including Sir Richard Jolly, Dani Rodrik, Nora Lustig, Martin Khor, Duncan Green, Ha- Joon Chang and Nouriel Roubini, among others. Contents: (i) a chronology of the crisis, (ii) distributional impacts: winners and losers of the global economic crisis, (iii) employment and wages, (iv) food prices, (v) debt and fiscal space for socio-economic recovery, (vi) a Green New Deal?, (vii) retrogression in human rights, (viii) ideology and the crisis and (ix) the need for equitable policies.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 31

Keywords: crisis impacts, socio-economic recovery

JEL Classification: E60, H00, I31, O19

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Date posted: April 17, 2012  

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Ortiz, Isabel and Moreira Daniels, Louise, A Recovery with a Human Face? Summary of a UN E-Discussion (February 14, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2040811 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2040811

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Isabel Ortiz (Contact Author)
United Nations - International Labour Organization ( email )
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Geneva, 1211
+41227996226 (Phone)
Initiative for Policy Dialogue ( email )
Columbia University
New York, NY
United States
HOME PAGE: http://policydialogue.org/programs/taskforces/global_social_justice/
Louise Moreira Daniels
United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF) ( email )
P. O. Box 4884
New York, NY
United States
CUNY Brooklyn College ( email )
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
United States
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