More than a century later, COVID-19 has decidedly knocked us all off-balance – and our regions are likely to take some time to regain it. Which regions should we be most concerned about?
Lars Ludolph is a Labour Market Economist at the Local Employment, Skills and Social Innovation division of the OECD’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE). Lars conducts quantitative studies into the matching of labour demand and supply in cities and regions across the OECD. His academic work has a strong focus on the labour market integration of migrants. Before joining the OECD, Lars worked as an economist at the Centre for European Policy Studies and the Central Bank of Malta. He holds a PhD in Economic Geography from the London School of Economics.