Economic Disruption

AIB Insights CFP: Effects of Coronavirus on International Business

2020-04-22T14:02:18+00:00April 22nd, 2020|AIB Insights, Announcements, News|

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on people worldwide. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 2.5 million people have been infected and at least 175,000 people have been killed worldwide (numbers that are likely to have grown significantly even before you read this sentence based on current trajectories). [...]

What Does “Flattening the Curve” Mean?

2020-04-10T14:37:48+00:00April 6th, 2020|2020, Issue 2, AIB Newsletter, News|

Author: Farok Contractor The Excruciating Choice Governments face an “excruciating choice” between “flattening the (coronavirus) curve” by imposing quarantines and lockdowns and the huge, unprecedented economic impact on the world economy that is already in recession. The Health and Human Services Department of the US Federal Government is planning for the [...]