Social Consequences of the Pandemic "The Super-Rich in the West Are Evading Their Responsibility"

Former top World Bank economist Branko Milanović is afraid that the coronavirus pandemic has deepened the wealth divide. Those who have profited most from the crisis, he fears, have broken their pledge to help countries in need.
Interview Conducted by Martin Hesse und Michael Sauga
COVID-19 victims in New Delhi: "The gap between rich and poor countries will widen further."

COVID-19 victims in New Delhi: "The gap between rich and poor countries will widen further."

Foto: Amit Sharma / dpa
"The pandemic has shown that you can work from practically anywhere in the world with the help of modern means of communication. As a result, something like a global job market is emerging for the first time in many professions."
"The EU should promote investments in Africa and cooperate more closely with China."