Shutdown: How covid shook the world´s economy

Shutdown: How covid shook the world´s economy

Editorial: DK

Páginas: 355

Año: 2021

EAN: 9780241501771

21,75 €
ENVÍO GRATIS
Recíbelo en casa en 2-4 días o ven a buscarlo:
Disponible ahora en
La Central de Callao
La Central del MUHBA
Disponible de 4 a 5 días en
La Central del Museo Reina Sofía
La Central del Raval
La Central (c/ Mallorca)
When the news first began to trickle out of China about a new virus in December 2019, risk-averse financial markets were alert to its potential for disruption. Yet they could never have predicted the total economic collapse that would follow in COVID-19´s wake, as stock markets fell faster and harder than at any time since 1929, currencies across the world plunged, investors panicked, and even gold was sold.

In a matter of weeks, the world´s economy was brought to an abrupt halt by governments trying to contain a spiralling public health catastrophe. Flights were grounded; supply chains broken; industries from tourism to oil to hospitality collapsed overnight, leaving hundreds of millions of people unemployed. Central banks responded with unprecedented interventions, just to keep their economies on life-support. For the first time since the second world war, the entire global economic system contracted.

This book tells the story of that shutdown. We do not yet know how this story ends, or what new world we will find on the other side. In this fast-paced, compelling and at times shocking analysis, Adam Tooze surveys the wreckage, and looks at where we might be headed next.
Las cookies son importantes para ti, influyen en tu experiencia de navegación, nos ayudan a proteger tu privacidad y permiten realizar las peticiones que nos solicites a través de la web. Utilizamos cookies propias y de terceros para analizar nuestros servicios y mostrarte publicidad relacionada con tus preferencias en base a un perfil elaborado con tus hábitos de navegación (por ejemplo, páginas visitadas). Si consientes su instalación pulsa "Aceptar Cookies", o también puedes configurar tus preferencias aquí. Más información en nuestra Política de cookies