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A better society can emerge from the lockdowns

7 mins | Apr 19, 2020

Amartya Sen: History shows some crises lead to improved equality and access to food and healthcare. "The need to act together can certainly generate an appreciation of the constructive role of public action. The second world war, for example, made people better realise the importance of international co-operation. The United Nations, the IMF and the World Bank were born in 1944-5, not long after Vera Lynn sang about meeting again." Nobel laureate and Thomas W Lamont University Professor at Harvard, Amartya Sen, explores in the Financial Times.

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From Financial Times