New severe pandemia leads to spread of global protectionism

New severe pandemia leads to spread of global protectionism

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 8 - Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Cultural interactions in an international perspective

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050+

Wild Card's description 
A globally spreading pandemia forces states to cease travelling and limit transportation. Social mistrust and fear leads to protectionism which eventually stops the world trade and crashes economies.