Levelling up the economy beyond Covid-19

Zoom webinars
Tuesday 23 June 2020 -
11:00 to 12:00

This was the first in a series of webinars, in which we looked at outlining recommendations for how to level up the post-Covid-19 economy to unlock opportunities for people currently trapped in poverty.

Webinar speakers were

In this first webinar briefing in JRF's new, in-depth economic discussion series, we outlined recommendations for how to level up the post-coronavirus economy to unlock opportunities for people currently trapped in poverty.

Panellists:

  • Richard Partington, Economic Correspondent, The Guardian (Chair)
  • Tera Allas, Director of Research and Economics, McKinsey's
  • Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
  • Dave Innes, Head of Economics, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This panel discussion was followed by a Q&A session with the chair and audience. All attendees also received a copy of the related report.

Shaping a recovery that reduces poverty: An economic discussion series from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

JRF’s new economic discussion series aims to put people restricted by poverty at the heart of the post-coronavirus economic conversation.

We will be presenting new JRF research and recommendations on how to reshape an economy that reduces poverty and getting ideas from a range of economic experts. There will be a number of publications and webinars throughout 2020.

You can view the full virtual zoom webinar here.

If you would like to learn more about our economics work? Contact Malou Lindholm, Head of Events, Joseph Rowntree Foundation for more information.