COVID-19 and Infrastructure: A very Tricky Opportunity
22. May 2020
When trying to assess what the coronavirus (COVID-19) means for the infrastructure sector, a look back at previous crises can be informative. Past experience indicates that, when economic growth declines, so too does public investment. Yet, the pandemic will increase calls for increased spending to address certain priorities, such as digital connectivity, health care, welfare, pandemic-proofing of public services, and infrastructure such as transport.