The economic downturn is global. Economic resilience is being tested. This – the concluding Episode of the 2020 TESTING Economic Resilience, includes a discussion and recommendations for achieving Economic Resilience, a Transition in Energy, and Leadership in Innovation with a special section on the Role of Government, Resistance to Change, and Post-Covid Economic Recovery.
Governments worldwide are struggling to contain the social and economic impact of Covid-19. Economic recovery will hinge on the resilience of your economy – the capacity to bounce back from shocks such as Covid-19 and others identified in our MEGATRENDS Report. What is the prospect for a rapid recovery? Alberta is a case in point.
In this issue we are presenting Episode #5, concluding the Program with Summary Recommendations drawn from your survey responses.
Episode #1. OVERALL. Objectives of the Program and the Overall status of Alberta’s economic resilience and the factors influencing your sentiment
Episode #2. LOCATION. How Alberta’s economic resilience differs by Regions: Edmonton, Calgary and Other including Northern, Central and Southern….and how it has changed over the last few years
Episode #3. SECTOR. How Alberta’s economic resilience differs for each of Alberta’s economic sectors: Public Services, Professional Services, and Industries
Episode #4. ECOSYSTEM. The most appropriate roles for government in economic development and an assessment of the effectiveness of Alberta’s Innovation Ecosystem in supporting the survival, growth, and retention of small businesses
MCKINSEY. HERERethinking Resilience – Ten Priorities for government
ALBERTA INNOVATES. HEREPivoting with a new focus on Alberta’s entrepreneur’s ecosystem
ALBERTA GOVERNMENT. Plan for Recovery released June 2020 HERE