Whatever problems we will have in this coronavirus decade will merely have been triggered by the coronavirus, but their seeds were sewn at an earlier time.
Those seeds include a huge run-up in debt, Federal Reserve activism and a trend towards economic nationalism.
This may be the decade of a debt crisis, hyperinflation and a re-shuffling of consumer priorities towards basics.
The huge run-up in debt, Federal Reserve activism and a trend towards economic nationalism in the last decade may be the factors that most effect the current one, with the coronavirus pandemic merely triggering the shift.
This podcast (8:42) suggests that a squeeze on consumer staples and agricultural commodities could trigger inflation, and a surge in inflation could prevent the Fed from easing financial conditions, which could trigger a debt crisis.