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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Strategy, Investment and Policy for a Strong and Sustainable Recovery: An Action Plan
Nick Robins, James Rydge, Nicholas Stern, Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero and Dimitri Zenghelis July 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-005:
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Tags: covid-19; sustainable recovery; investment; productivity; infrastructure; net zero greenhouse emissions; 'building back better'

The UK and the world have suffered disruption and hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic on an immense scale. Together with the tragic consequences of the health crisis, there is now a real risk of protracted global depression. Strong and timely action can increase confidence, steer expectations and channel productive private and public investment into a sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery across the UK.