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The New Normal

Coronavirus has changed the world. Here’s how experts think it will affect our lives in five years.

Deborah Farnault
THE NEW NORMAL

Elizabeth Currid-Halkett on how we’ll remember the coronavirus pandemic

Quartz Staff
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It took a global pandemic and stay-at-home orders for 1.5 billion people worldwide, but something is finally occurring to us: The future we thought we expected may not be the one we get.

We know that things will change; how they’ll change is a mystery. To envision a future altered by coronavirus, Quartz asked dozens of experts for their best predictions on how the world will be different in five years.

Below is an answer from Elizabeth Currid-Halkett. She’s a professor at the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy and the author of three books on the intersection of culture, economics, and class divides. 

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