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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 27212.
Published: 16 August 2021
...-19 pandemic. Emerging social scientific assessments have tended to understand the pandemic as either an entirely novel crisis (“everything has changed”) or one merely extending preexisting economic and political tensions (“nothing has changed”). Early analyses of political-economic aspects...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24069.
Published: 20 May 2021
...Amrita Narlikar The article proceeds in three steps. I first highlight the role of the WTO in the pandemic. In the second section, I provide an explanation for the problematic role of the organization in both contributing to the exacerbation of the pandemic-induced crisis and also failing...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 23663.
Published: 18 May 2021
...Eleni Tsingou What happens to remittances, an important feature of the global financial system, when a pandemic strikes? Despite early predictions of significant drops in volumes, flows have been affected less than expected. This commentary explains that this outcome is attributable in part...
Global Perspectives (2020) 1 (1): 17637.
Published: 20 October 2020
...Radoslaw Markowski The article is written in the form of an essay (for Dahrendorf Symposium), speculative in essence, yet based on the new selected evidence concerning peoples’ opinions and attitudes disclosed during the pandemic. It starts with remarks about predictions in social sciences...
Global Perspectives (2020) 1 (1): 14171.
Published: 27 August 2020
...Howard Davies The deep recession expected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will leave both governments and private-sector companies with a greatly increased debt burden. That will have severe consequences for the financial system. Banks will suffer large-scale defaults on business and personal...