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Will global economic integration be the same after Covid-19?

University of Auckland, Public Policy Institute
Publication date:
08 Jun 2021, 01:30 PM - 08 Jun 2021, 02:45 PM
University of Auckland, Lecture Theatre 206-220, Te Puna Aronui Humanities Building 206 (Room 220). 14a Symonds Street, Auckland
Dr Peter Zámborský, Niels Meinderts, Stephanie Honey
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Will global economic integration be the same after Covid-19?

Covid-19 not only interrupted international travel for people but also seriously interrupted global trade routes. In this ‘hot topic’ seminar hosted by the Europe Institute at the University of Auckland, a panel of experts discuss their visions of global economic integration in a post-Covid world.

Before Covid, trade and investment flowed around the world through the pipelines of treaty agreements between governments and multi-state entities, like the EU. During the Covid emergency, we observed these governments’ activism in using their ‘visible hand’ to shape trade flows. Aimed at a general audience, our panel of experts will reflect on the question: which will be the temporary effects of Covid-19 on economic integration and which will be permanent?

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