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For most of 2020, society and its workers have served as guinea pigs in a mass experiment which questions how we work, when and where. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images
For most of 2020, society and its workers have served as guinea pigs in a mass experiment which questions how we work, when and where. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images

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Economics is, observed the English economist Alfred Marshall, a study of mankind in the ordinary business of life. So true. What we buy, how we buy, where we work, how we socialise and how we exercise are all interconnected in our human ecosystem.

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