The vanishing – and probably for long – of most of the established economic rules is a crucial consequence of the crisis. Liberal democracies were living under these rules since the advent of the “Washington Consensus” and the ideological revolution of the 1980s.
Without a doubt, the coronavirus is shaking the financial industry like never before. This is not the first time the world has faced a pandemic of this scale, nor is the first time that policy makers, business leaders and pundits have asked: “Is it different this time around? Are we at a turning point?”