From Crisis to Recovery - Five Questions


Regardless of the pace of recovery, the recession will have long-term economic and social consequences, some of which may not become fully apparent for years to come. To think about some of these long-term impacts, this chapter poses five questions for the future.


© Mike Haufe -

Chapter 7 examines some longer-term issues arising from the recession, including rising national debts, the prospects for turning the recovery into an opportunity for “green growth” and the challenges facing economics as a profession.

Find out more …
... about OECD work on the individual BRICS economies, go to, and add “China”, “India”, “Indonesia”, “Southafrica”, or “Russia” after the slash mark. Specific country and regional coverage is also available at the OECD’s Development Centre,

Back to the table of contents: From Crisis to Recovery


Related Documents