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By Juan José Toribio

In early 2020 there was every indication that the world economy was heading for an uncomfortable, yet manageable, slowdown. COVID-19's irruption into people's daily lives has, however, brought on an exogenous shock that is deep, strange, unexpected and dramatic. An event that may define an era and mark an entire generation.

Due to its importance, the trauma has become the single focus of all reflections and, of course, all economic analyses of the moment. At the risk of imposing upon an already fatigued reader, I'd like to bring up some basic ideas regarding a phenomenon as shocking as the one we are experiencing now and a rational way of approaching it, if only to avoid losing what is fundamental in the flurry of details.

Here are 10 basic reflections applied to the economic sphere.

This article is based on:  10 basic ideas to understand the crisis that follows COVID-19
Year:  2020
Language:  English
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