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Financial Times
15 mins | May 13, 2020

The new wartime economy in the era of coronavirus

COVID-19: Recalling WWII, the UK government is defining ‘rules of the road’ for businesses and citizens. City editor of the Financial Times, Jonathan Ford, analyses in this piece the action taken by the British government to avert the economic meltdown caused by the global health crisis. In the context of the second world war example, what do these measures actually imply?

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