The president of the republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo’s famous quote said during his address to the nation on measures taken by government on COVID-19, has reached a new feat.
The quote went viral instantly, gaining him International recognition at a time the entire world was lost as to whether to preserve their economies or lockdown to save the lives of their citizens.
The quote: “We know how to bring our economy back to life. What we do not know how to do is to bring people back to life.” Has been featured in a new book recently published by Canadian management professor, Joshua Gans titled “Economics in the age of COVID-19”.
The book, as its title suggests talks about the world economies, which obviously have plunged into chaos with looming recession during this pandemic that’s brought the world to a standstill.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joshua Gans is Professor of Strategic Management and holds the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
He is the author of The Disruption Dilemma (MIT Press), Prediction Machines, and other books, and coauthor of Innovation + Equality (MIT Press).