We face frequent mediocrity. This may be because we are afraid to take a firm stance, or otherwise, are too complacent to take action. Both end up with the similar situation of being stunned at uncertainty.
The global economic recession is different this time around. Carmen Reinhart, now chief economist at the World Bank, has long warned that crisis usually occurs because economic actors are overconfident.
Vaksin memberi harapan baru. Namun, risiko kesehatan tak serta-merta sirna dan perekonomian tak bisa pulih begitu saja. Pemulihan ekonomi, selain memakan waktu, juga tak akan kembali ke kondisi sebelum pandemi.