The world has encountered a series of shocks over the past 15 years. This should lead to more realistic expectations about the timetable for further globalization moves.
If history is to serve as a guide, xenophobia must be treated as a grave risk that is as contagious and as deadly as any virus.
The coronavirus-induced shift to more digital life highlights a new source of significant worry: Computers are also very susceptible to infections by viruses.
COVID 19 will change trade relations among Asian countries themselves, as well as between the U.S. and Asia.
The temptation to forecast the end of globalization is large, but very premature.
Unlike the fallout from the 2008/9 global financial crisis, improving the healthcare sectors across the world should not retard economic growth.
Beyond airlines and cruise ships, what is the business outlook for Airbnb, co-living, bars and cafes, discos and cinemas, open-air markets?
It is not too early for policy makers to begin examining why globalization did not work out the way its advocates either wished or thought it would.
An unprecedented economic policy response to an extreme medical emergency.