By Joy Wiltermuth and Sunny Oh, October 7, 2020
Our Chief Economist, Jeanette Garretty, shares her insights on the economic future and the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine.
“We’ve spent so many months thinking, will we survive this, physically and economically,” Jeanette Garretty, chief economist at Robertson Stephen, told MarketWatch. “But now, it’s about what is the character of the economy going to look like in 2021.”
Garretty remains hopeful about the prospects for a COVID-19 vaccine and improved treatments for the virus, but also sees the pandemic creating 1980s-style disruptions to the labor market as businesses change the way they operate.
“People are beginning to pick up signals that business, no matter what, are going to be different,” she said.
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