Prominent Malaysian economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram discusses the lessons to be learnt about the COVID-19 pandemic, from the initial alert by China, to its spread globally. He particularly but not specifically focuses on China, East Asia, India and the state of Kerala. This video is one from the second week of the SSER-IDEAs Online Lecture Series, The COVID-19 pandemic: policy failures and their impact on the lives of the people.
Published on SSER-IDEAs, May 7, 2020
Jomo Kwame Sundaram is a Malaysian economist. He holds the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia, and is Visiting Senior Fellow at Khazanah Research Institute, Visiting Fellow at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University, and Adjunct Professor at the International Islamic University, Malaysia [Wikipedia].