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COVID-19 And The Global Economy

The Dow plunges. Store shelves are picked clean. Thousands of people aren’t going to work, and don’t know how long that will last. Amy Webb, founder of the Future Today Institute, says this time of pandemic uncertainty is exactly when it’s important to make plans .. which is not the same as predictions. As she helps clients imagine responses to good and bad developments, Webb also views the pandemic through an unusual lens.

To access Webb's Axes of Uncertainty, visit this link.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a Senior Producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'