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The ‘Great Fall’ and the road to recovery

A comparison of the present economic natural environment with previous recessions speaks to the severity of the shock created by the pandemic and the world-wide initiatives to consist of it. I use the United States as my example in the illustration down below, but the story is similar all over the planet. The shock to economic growth, and to employment as properly, from pandemic-containment initiatives make even the 2008 world-wide economic crisis look insignificant.

 

An unprecedented shock to U.S. GDP

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. April 2020 info issue is Vanguard’s forecast for 2nd-quarter U.S. growth.

 

Yet comparisons with

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Low pressure idles in Bay, thunderstorms raid mainland

Fading prospective customers of a cyclone building in the Bay of Bengal any time soon have prompted weathermen to change focus to the ongoing pre-monsoon thunderstorm exercise about mainland India. North-West India is now signing up for East and North-East India and the South Peninsula as a hotspot of violent climate exercise.

An incoming western disturbance has achieved West Pakistan en route North-West India a cyclonic circulation hovers about Haryana from which a West-to-East trough has emerged, extending all the way across to North-East Bangladesh. It cuts by way of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal, rendering them possible places

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