A man crosses the road in the practically deserted central business district in Beijing on February 24. Photo: Reuters
Could a global coronavirus pandemic trigger an economic depression, forcing us to reckon with the downside of globalisation?
Since the last pandemic, globalisation has ensured a world more interconnected than ever, from supply chains to mass air travel. With the world on the cusp of a coronavirus pandemic, the drawbacks of a tightly linked global economy are becoming clear