Europe is currently in the midst of a second wave of the resurgent coronavirus pandemic, which has interrupted the slight economic rebound of the third quarter and is threatening long-lasting consequences as shutdown measures are reinstated. In order to combat the systemic damages and limit the economic and social fallout, the EU has proposed the Next Generation EU recovery plan. In October 2020, Intereconomics and the Centre for European Policy Studies invited renowned academics, policymakers and regional experts to participate in our 10th annual joint conference entitled “COVID-19: From Lockdown to Recovery”. In this Forum, conference participants consider the impact of another shutdown on employment, the environment and a potential lost generation

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DOI: 10.1007/s10272-020-0927-8