Figures show the effectiveness of vaccinations and past lockdown measures.
Put differently, the ‘rich’ world is getting vaccinated (albeit with some variation in the rates), while the emerging markets and middle-income economies remain well behind on vaccinations curve. Which means there is continued threat of a global pandemic re-igniting
For those who have been my students in recent years none of this will come as a surprise: the world around us is becoming less ‘risk-driven’ and more ‘VUCA-prone’. By VUCA, of course, we mean volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Here …
Covid19 pandemic was a transfer of wealth from people to companies that managed to trade through the crisis.
Backlogs of work expanded at the fastest rate in 17 years. Demand outstripping supply also led to increased price inflation
BRIC as a group underperformed Global PMIs in April
Sweden’s policy approach to the pandemic has caused 2,512 deaths in excess of Nordics
EU27 is paying a high price for its utter failure to unroll vaccinations at scale. The U.S. performance, starting with February-March, has been exemplary.
Updating graphs for Europe and EU27 pandemic data through week 17 of 2021:Some good news with a shade of a reality check:New cases are off their Wave 3 highs, solidly soCurrent case counts are still above Wave 2 trough and well ahead of where the…
Demolishing American middle class… one year at a time