XXIV. mezinárodní kolokvium o regionálních vědách. Sborník příspěvků



COVID-19 epidemic struck the world with exceptional speed, severity and breadth. Globalisation contributed to the rapid spread of this modern-day “plague” to all corners of the world. Economies have always been sensitive to certain types of shocks in the past. Today, thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, the concept of resilience is gaining prominence and the importance of the concept of resilience is growing, both in research and in economic policymaking. COVID-19 crisis shows how it has reduced the resilience of key systems to shocks and allowed failures to cascade from one system to others. A systems approach based on resilience must be proposed to prepare socio-economic systems for future shocks. The paper aims to shed a summary on the fundamental aspects of resilience in terms of theoretical concept, but especially pay attention to the current strategies oriented on resilience, with a specific focus on the European Union approach.

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coronavirus, COVID-19, European Union, pandemic, resilience, shock, strategic foresight, WEF


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