Contener el contagio de Covid-19: lecciones comparativas

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Jomo Kwame Sundaram

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Este artículo examina el panorama mundial en el contexto de la pandemia por Covid-19. Aborda ejemplos de distintas medidas que algunos países han tomado para frenar la pandemia y la crisis que la acompaña, y analiza sus resultados en cuanto a contagios y consecuencias económicas. Plantea que para tomar medidas contra la crisis se deben considerar las lecciones de la crisis financiera de 2008, con el fin de no caer en los mismos errores, aminorar sus efectos negativos y obtener mejores resultados a largo plazo.

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Covid-19, crisis de 2008, recesión, empleo, estímulo económico

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