SDG 08: Decent Work and Economic Growth

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The economic recovery from COVID-19 will depend on an available vaccine. Image: REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

Michael J. Boskin

Professor, Stanford University

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Most economies will not return to their previous performance peaks until late 2022. Image: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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The Great Recession was followed by eight years of half-speed (2%) annual growth. Image: IMF

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