Video: The Coronavirus Pandemic and Fate of the Economy

by | Mar 22, 2020

With the stock market now crashing and many people facing unemployment in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, governments are reacting with a variety of measures allegedly aimed at stabilizing the markets and promoting economic security. What effects will these measures have on the economy? Will they address the root causes of the crash--or might they aggravate the situation.

“With the stock market now crashing and many people facing unemployment in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, governments are reacting with a variety of measures allegedly aimed at stabilizing the markets and promoting economic security. What effects will these measures have on the economy? Will they address the root causes of the crash–or might they aggravate the situation.”

In this special weekend episode of Philosophy for Living on Earth, Yaron Brook and Rob Tarr, two specialists on finance and economics, will answer these questions from a rational perspective.

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