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The economics of coronavirus (II)

The economics of coronavirus (II)

  • Pininvest Analysis

Confronting very different challenges inherited from their political and institutional history, Europe as well as America will need to seek a path to rebuild the trust of their constituencies, a tall order amidst tone-deaf warring parties but a vital one

The economics of coronavirus (I)

The economics of coronavirus (I)

  • Pininvest Analysis

With spread rates of the virus off the charts, connectivity as defining trait of humanity has shown itself as a two-faced phenomenon governing modern life, which created economic opportunity for all but constrains domestic economic policies today

Politics and the coronavirus

Politics and the coronavirus

  • Pininvest Analysis

The coronavirus has – almost shockingly – laid bare unvarnished ambitions and awkward compromises within each continental block, America, China and Europe

Brexit Redux

Brexit Redux

  • Pininvest Analysis

Truly unexpected, covid-19 lays bare how elusive trust between nations really is and how ambiguous our sense of common interest. Which puts Brexit in a bind… with the UK’s go-it alone policies targeting the global economy seeming quaint if not irrelevant