Economics

Explanations

Building resilience to overcome external shocks

Graham Watson

12th November 2019

The World Bank clip looks at how developing resilience in your economy is an essential part of overcoming shocks. In this case, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are recovering from civil war and the aftermath of the Ebola virus.

https://youtu.be/hu1E6UVlhGI

Both these things have adverse consequences for productivity capacity and potential growth, and ensuring resilience should help make growth more inclusive.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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