A Recovery with a Human Face? Summary of a UN E-Discussion
31 Pages Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: crisis impacts, socio-economic recovery
JEL Classification: E60, H00, I31, O19
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