New virus variant, new economic risks
News on vaccine progress has offered some light at the end of the Covid tunnel, but the discovery that more transmissible variants have spread outside the UK and South Africa means the downside risks to our global baseline forecasts are rising once again. In this webinar, we look at the implications of recent Covid-19 developments on global economic prospects for 2021.
Ben May | Director of Global Macroeconomic Research
Ben May is a Director of Global Macroeconomic Research at Oxford Economics and is involved in the production and presentation of the company’s global macroeconomic views, with a leading role in our coverage of the advanced economies. Ben joined Oxford Economics in April 2014. He has over 15 years’ experience as a macro economist in the public and private sector and has over a decade’s expertise covering the Eurozone economy.
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