Monthly Archives: April 2020

CORONAVIRUS CONTINGENCY PLANNING | WORST-CASE SCENARIO


This is another mini-series of three posts looking at contingency planning for the Covid-19 pandemic should the health, socio-economic and geopolitical situations deteriorate. This first post describes what could be a Covid-19 worst-case scenario. The second post will look at the positive side of the pandemic and how our quality of life could conceivably be […]

CORONAVIRUS | MICROECONOMICS


The Crisis Hasn’t Started It’s always been such that one of the wild cards which could shake our complex, fragile, globalised civilisation would be a pandemic disease. Indeed, the threat of a pandemic like the one we’re experiencing now has always been a case of ‘when’ not ‘if’. Here’s Bill Gates making just such a […]

CORONAVIRUS | WHERE’S THIS HEADING (PART 3)?


A Long Read This post is the final one in a series of what’s turned out to be four parts (1, 2A, 2B and 3) contemplating the economic, political and social implications of the Covid-19 pandemic. The perspective I’m sharing here is held by people whom I refer to as ‘alt-economists’; I suppose I’m one […]

CORONAVIRUS | WHERE’S THIS HEADING (PART 2B)?


This is Part 2B of what will now be a four-part series of posts; things are changing rapidly. We’re interested in the extraordinary impact of governments’ reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic. Some of us consider that, as grim as Covid-19 could be (and for now that remains arguable without meaningful data and in the context […]

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