Undercurrents: The post-pandemic gig economy, and China's 14th five-year plan

What has the COVID-19 pandemic revealed about the precarity of informal workers? And what is new about China’s latest economic strategy?

Audio Updated 10 May 2021 Published 16 April 2021 61 minute listen

This week the Undercurrents team dive into two critical issues for the global economy. Amrit speaks to Chris Sabatini about his latest briefing on how governments and economic institutions can protect informal workers in the post-pandemic gig economy.

Then Ben is joined by Yu Jie, who explains the key developments and implications arising from China’s 14th five-year plan which was published in March 2021.