Author profile: Sirvan Karimi

Dr. Sirvan Karimi is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy and Administration, York University, Toronto, Canada. He is the author of Beyond the Welfare State: Postwar Social Settlement and Public Pension Policy in Canada and Australia (University of Toronto press, 2017) and The Tragedy of Social Democracy (Frenwood Publishing, 2015).

Comparing the Politicization of COVID-19 and the Great Depression

Sirvan Karimi • Jun 28 2020 • Articles
Just as Keynesianism was subject to political manipulation by governments to secure re-election, politicization is emerging as a hallmark to responses to COVID-19.

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