OECD - Coronavirus (COVID-19) From pandemic to recovery: Local employment and economic development

27 April 2020 |

This note, prepared by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE), provides evidence on the importance of local action to help address the short-term and long-term consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It estimatesthatthe share ofjobspotentially at risk during confinement rangesfrom 15% to 35% across regions within 30OECD and 4non-OECD European countries. It explains why the local role is essential for the recovery,andexplores the potential game changing nature of this outbreak for local development going forward.

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