How COVID-19 challenged decades-old taboos of economics

December 23. 2020. – 12:44 PM

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The coronavirus has turned the economy on its head along with our everyday lives. States are providing helicopter money to the people, central banks are discovering previously prohibited areas, principles considered infallible in macroeconomics for decades now can be violated. And all of this will not necessarily pass with the end of the crisis, the trends unleashed by the pandemic may here to stay for a while. This is the first episode of Telexikon.

Animation/Music: Máté Fillér
Original Script: Fruzsina Előd, Zsolt Hanula
Translation: Zoltán Kovács
Narration: Caroline Boulton