North America

Document | 16 March 2010

The crisis has prompted Governments to give priority to stimulus packages and shelve plans to align the incentives of the financial sector with that of the real economy. Any delay in creating jobs could depress recovery efforts.

For North America, and other advanced economies, employment levels are not expected to recover to pre-crisis levels until the middle of 2013, while employment rates are not expected to recover until 2014.