The World After Covid-19 – Download the report

The world is facing the worst global pandemic in generations. The human and economic tolls are already staggering, particularly in Asia and Europe.   What started as a health crisis is rapidly turning into a major economic depression with long-lasting social and political effects. From an economic and geopolitical point of view, there will be […]

The world is facing the worst global pandemic in generations. The human and economic tolls are already staggering, particularly in Asia and Europe.

 

What started as a health crisis is rapidly turning into a major economic depression with long-lasting social and political effects. From an economic and geopolitical point of view, there will be some winners and losers.

 

At its heart, the pandemic exposes the tension between globalization and the needs and limits of the responses of individual states. While this tension is not fundamentally new, it will weigh even more heavily on the agenda of political and business leaders, and most likely fuel another wave of discontent.

 

Although societies have an impressive ability to bounce back and move on, a return to business-as-usual is highly unlikely. Indeed, different from previous global crises, COVID-19 has triggered three systemic crises at once: public health, financial, and global governance. It is not too early to imagine how COVID-19 will shape a new form of globalization.

 

In this report, Rasmussen Global has developed some pointers, mostly focused on the impact for business and politics in Europe.

Download the report here.

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