• An economist says a lack of information about COVID-19 drove the world into a deep economic crisis - here's how we can fix it

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Innovating our way out of a pandemic-induced economic crisis will require us to think long-term.
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    Joshua Gans is a professor of strategic management and economist at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.
    The following is an excerpt from his book, " The Pandemic Information Gap: The Brutal Economics of COVID-19. "
    In it, he argues that the pandemic was caused by a lack of information and knowledge about COVID-19 - not the virus itself.
    Gans believes the focus of the pandemic should be about understanding the information problem, and knowing critical facts at every...
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