Thinking after Covid is vital. In a recent book (1), Patrick Artus, chief economist at Natixis and Olivier Pastré, professor of economics at Paris-VIII, believe that there is a narrow crest path that it is possible to follow to get out of this crisis. historical. It is not a question of a path which will have to pass through the implementation of reformist policies, but of achieving a series of real ruptures.
How to imagine a post-Covid economy when uncertainty dominates at all levels?
We are in a situation of such uncertainty that the only scientific virtue is modesty. If we were to proceed by a scenario method, dozens of projections of the future would have to be made, which would be of no use. So we have to be careful. This crisis has no comparison with previous crises, so it calls for different responses. Should we remember that it starts from an unfavorable supply shock, while the other crises
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