Since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, shuttered businesses, swelled unemployment ranks, and left everyone in doubt about what the next few weeks may hold, there has been a lingering question that's now dominating discussion.
When is the economy ever going to restart again?
Fortunately, Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs’ chief economist, has a take. "There is research suggesting that doing the right thing from a public health perspective, while very painful for the economy in the short term, is ultimately also the right thing for the economy."
In a discussion about the global economy right now, Hatzius shared his views on a range of topics, from indicators for an economic recovery to policy responses to date. Watch the video above to learn more.