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The Changing Nature of Work The Need for Radical Policy Reform - Kaushik Basu

Speaking at the June 2020 inception workshop of a major new research programme on 'Structural Transformation and Economic Growth' (STEG), Professor Kaushik Basu, former Chief Economist of the World Bank, began his keynote presentation by looking to history. The appropriate response to the Covid-19 pandemic, he suggested, may lie in lessons from the past.