Drawing on the OMFIF commonwealth of experts, opinion-formers and lead actors, our Corona Consequences series presents a debate that aims to be intriguing, stimulating, provocative and partial. We span politics, economics, technology, environment issues and psychology. Scanning the international scene through the OMFIF central banking and public policy lens, writers encompass a wide spectrum of geography and opinion.

Clearing landmines after the war

Clearing landmines after the war

Fundamental questions of growth and society are at stake ...
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Asian sovereign funds lead way on airlines

Asian sovereign funds lead way on airlines

Greater presence of big government inevitable ...
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New focus for sovereign funds

New focus for sovereign funds

Pooling forces for a post-coronavirus world ...
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After the Covid-19 recession

After the Covid-19 recession

The Covid-19 crisis will change society, trade and economics ...
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Sheng’s world view: western neoliberalism ‘bankrupt’

Sheng’s world view: western neoliberalism ‘bankrupt’

As central banks act, ‘independence is a myth’ ...
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ECB and Fed innovate in disparate ways

ECB and Fed innovate in disparate ways

Side-by-side comparison reveals scale of measures taken since early March ...
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UK current account deficit restricts policy options

UK current account deficit restricts policy options

The UK needs new, but temporary, measures to address the coronavirus crisis ...
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Coronavirus will remould world economy

Coronavirus will remould world economy

Periods of macroeconomic history tend to be separated by a crisis ...
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Resilient China can help lead global recovery

Resilient China can help lead global recovery

Isolation to beat the virus, co-operation to tackle its consequences ...
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Italy’s political scene upended by crisis

Italy’s political scene upended by crisis

Divisions in Italy have been masked by the crisis – they haven’t gone away ...
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Covid-19 risks for China

Covid-19 risks for China

Xi Jinping's global ambitions undented ...
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Lagarde’s ‘whatever it takes’ moment

Lagarde’s ‘whatever it takes’ moment

€750bn package quells nerves but reignites ECB strains ...
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