2020: The Year of the Big Turning Point

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By Thomas Philippon

By Thomas Philippon

And if 2020 really marked the beginning of the XXI th  century? We feared the bug of the year 2000. We were amazed by the collapse of the towers on September 11, 2001. But the year 2020 will remain as one of all paradoxes, all risks, and some hopes.

The great paradox of the pandemic is to unite humanity while breaking up existing relationships. The vaccine race is global and we will all benefit from its discovery, wherever it comes from. In the meantime we fall back into the inner circle of close friends and family, and we no longer travel.

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Arpit Gupta is Assistant Professor of Finance.