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Published 02.06.21
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Dominic Chavez/World Bank

The Covid pandemic is an opportunity to look for radical answers to big questions that would not be possible in normal times

Kaushik Basu's time as World Bank chief economist inspired him to think radically about how to change the way the global economy works. In this interview, he explains why public ownership and profit-sharing may be essential, and what we can still learn from Karl Marx.

Editors' note: This interview first appeared on VoxEU.