COVID-19 amplifies inequality. Fight back with long-term thinking

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Workers in the Bangladeshi garment industry face unemployment as foreign firms cut orders. Image: REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Martina Björkman Nyqvist
Executive Director, Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets; Assistant Professor, Stockholm School of Economics
Michael Halling
Platform Director, Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets; Associate Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics; Research Fellow, Swedish House of Finance
Maya Rebermark
Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets, Stockholm School of Economics
Torkel Strömsten
Platform Director, Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets; Associate Professor, Department of Accounting, Stockholm School of Economics
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