(Pandemic/Inequalities) The Problem with the COVID Convergence (Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Project-Syndicate)

One of the most surprising global trends to appear during the COVID-19 pandemic is a reduction of inequality across countries, owing to the disproportionate effects of the virus on richer countries. Unfortunately, there is little to celebrate when convergence reflects losses at the top instead of gains at the bottom.