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06 August 2020

Professor Jonathan Portes discusses the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The UK, along with much of the rest of the world, is thought to be heading into the worst recession for decades. It’s been dubbed as the COVID-19 recession or the great shutdown, but what does this actually mean and how will it affect the UK’s future plans post Brexit?

Jonathan Portes, Senior Fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe and Professor in King's Department of Political Economy, discusses the economic impact of COVID-19, how the UK’s migration’s policy will be affected and what advice he would give to the government to ensure minimum disruption to the country.

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Jonathan  Portes

Professor of Economics and Public Policy

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