The Great Shutdown

The medium-term effects of Covid-19

A new series from the Investment Institute

COVID-19 and its aftermath is a “general crisis.” It touches on politics, economy, society, and culture all at once.

In the research we are sharing over the coming weeks, we carefully examine a number of dimensions around the potential medium-term transformation brought about by COVID-19.

The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of dusk. Hegel’s famous line implied that we can only understand or appreciate historical events after they pass.

Market practitioners do not have such a luxury. Instead, they need to understand history while it is being made, which is ultimately what this series sets out to do.