According to the former president of the world Bank, Jim Yong Kim, " no infectious disease specialist or public health cannot be said to be surprised by a pandemic ". And yet, that is that the epidemic of Covid-19 has taken most of the policy makers completely off guard. In their eyes, the situation falls within the type of radical uncertainty highlighted by economists such as Frank Knight and George Shackle : they are simply unable to gauge the possible consequences of action and inaction, which negates any cost/benefit analysis of sense of conséqu... Article reserved to subscribers
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Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 04:33