Tag Archive for: "globalisation"
Why this pandemic is different

Long before people and goods were traversing the globe non-stop, pandemics were already an inescapable feature of human civilisation. And the tragedy they bring has tended to have a silver lining: perceived as mysterious, meta-historical …

At war with a virus

US President Donald Trump has labelled himself a wartime president, and many other leaders around the world are using similar language. It’s a description that raises an obvious question: what do the history and nature …

The race between economics and Covid-19

With the novel coronavirus devastating one economy after another, the economics profession—and thus the analytical underpinnings for sound policymaking and crisis management—is having to play catch-up. Of particular concern now are the economics of viral …