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The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching economic and health impacts on Canada and the rest of the world. It’s also shining light on social inequities. But eight months into the pandemic, what have we learned? And where do we go from here? Introducing Restoring Confidence, a new podcast from The Globe and Mail about our road to recovery. Join business columnist Rita Trichur as she speaks with leading experts in the fields of politics, economics, and healthcare to examine how Canada and its key trading partners are going to emerge from this crisis.

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    • 3.3 • 37 Ratings

The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching economic and health impacts on Canada and the rest of the world. It’s also shining light on social inequities. But eight months into the pandemic, what have we learned? And where do we go from here? Introducing Restoring Confidence, a new podcast from The Globe and Mail about our road to recovery. Join business columnist Rita Trichur as she speaks with leading experts in the fields of politics, economics, and healthcare to examine how Canada and its key trading partners are going to emerge from this crisis.

    Episode 3: Why economic and health models get it wrong

    Episode 3: Why economic and health models get it wrong

    How will the COVID-19 pandemic change the global economy? In this episode, Rita speaks with Branko Milanovic, a Serbian-American economist and author, who is an expert on income inequality. The former lead economist at the World Bank discusses the pitfalls of economic modelling and why he’s doubtful that a reckoning is coming on income inequality.

    • 37 min
    Episode 2: Dr. Tam on lessons learned from the pandemic

    Episode 2: Dr. Tam on lessons learned from the pandemic

    What has COVID-19 taught us about health care in Canada? In this episode, Rita speaks to Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam about key lessons from the pandemic and how the health-care system needs to change to protect vulnerable citizens. They also discuss how Dr. Tam handles criticism, and whether she has any regrets about Canada’s initial public-health response.

    • 31 min
    Episode 1: Are we headed for a global depression?

    Episode 1: Are we headed for a global depression?

    Are we heading towards another depression? Ian Bremmer thinks so, but says that it’ll look different this time around. On the first episode of Restoring Confidence, Rita speaks to the political scientist and founder of the Eurasia Group about his forecast for a “jagged swoosh recovery” from the pandemic. He also shares his predictions for the U.S. presidential election and the greatest risks facing Canada.

    • 39 min
    Coming soon: Restoring Confidence

    Coming soon: Restoring Confidence

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching economic and health impacts on Canada and the rest of the world. It’s also shining glaring light on social inequities. But eight months into the pandemic, what have we learned? And where do we go from here? Introducing Restoring Confidence, a new podcast from The Globe and Mail about our road to recovery. Hosted by business columnist Rita Trichur.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

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5 stars for Restoring Confidence

Informative and timely. Rita approaches these subjects with her usual journalistic precision, and the access to top-tier experts makes this a must-listen.

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