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Coronavirus from pandemic to recovery : Local employment and economic development

OECD
Tackling coronavirus ( Covid-19) contributing to a global effort
Updated 27 April 2020

26 août 2020

This noteprovides 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.
The notehas been prepared by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE)to support discussions of theLocal Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme.1Since 1982, the LEED Programme has promoted an integrated approach to local employment and economic development that brings together government at all levels, the social economy, civil society, and the private sector (including SMEs and entrepreneurs).1For more information please contact : Rudiger.Ahrend@oecd.orgor Karen.Magire@oecd.org| Media : Alexandra.Taylor@oecd.org.More information availableatwww.oecd.org/coronavirus.