Trend Lines
Trend Lines
Apr 22, 2020
What More Will It Take to Save the Global Economy?
Play • 32 min

As the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continues to mount, so does the economic wreckage. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, Daniel McDowell joins WPR’s Elliot Waldman to discuss global efforts to contain the economic fallout of COVID-19 and what more governments can do on this front.

If you like what you hear on Trend Lines and what you’ve read on WPR, you can sign up for our free newsletter to get our uncompromising analysis delivered straight to your inbox. The newsletter offers a free preview article every day of the week, plus three more complimentary articles in our weekly roundup every Friday. Sign up here. Then subscribe.

Relevant Articles on WPR:

Nationalizing Supply Chains Is the Wrong Response to COVID-19

Managing the Economic Fallout of the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Maximize the Impact of Cash Transfers, During and After COVID-19

Freezing African Debt Would Aid the Continent’s Response to COVID-19

Trend Lines is produced and edited by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

To send feedback or questions, email us at

More episodes
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu