Risk of another prolonged recession with a badly damaged labour market

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Belfast Telegraph article


The likelihood the COVID-19 recession in NI will be prolonged and the following recovery rather weak, i.e. will be permanent damage. So, not an "optimistic" V-shaped scenario.

Period14 May 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions


  • Northern Ireland economy, political impact on economy, devolution, devolved policies, economic policy, economic growth, UK growth
  • economic impact
  • recession
  • recovery
  • scarring
  • permanent output costs
  • labour market
  • economic inactivity