leonardo9Leonardo Badea (PhD)
(Romanian economist with a vast academic and financial experience. Starting with October 2019 he is Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Romania and Member of the Board. Between 2017 and 2019 he was President of the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority and during 2016-2017 he was Chairman of the finance and budget committee of the Chamber of Deputies. Since 2006 he is vice-president of the General Association of Romanian Economists)

Copyright: @ 2021 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 4 July 2021

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Beyond the obvious negative effects, the Covid-19 pandemic emphasized several opportunities for Romania, not only to rebuild the economy, but also to valorize our national production potential and the existent capacity toward sustainable recovery. We must take advantage of the possibility to develop a new industrial policy based on the understanding of modern technology, sustainability, and social cohesion, as solutions to the climate change, the economic crisis, and post pandemic recovery... Read more