The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic brought an unprecedented slowdown to the world economy. Now, economists wonder what kind of economic recovery awaits us.
With COVID-19 spreading around the world and much of the world’s population confined, the economy stopped, global GDP fell sharply, and jobs were massively destroyed. With the world trying to return to a new normal and states trying to grease the economic machine, analysts are trying to explain what the economic recovery will look like.
Looking for a way to describe the resurgence of the economy, they have turned to the alphabet. This is where we speak of a recovery in the shape of U, V, W and L. But, the letter chosen by most economists to interpret the current economic outlook is K.