Jun 5, 2021 | 02:00
The world won’t emerge from the pandemic until the pandemic is controlled everywhere, and this is a special concern because of the new mutations that are likely to arise where the disease is running its course. So too, the world won’t have a robust economic recovery until at least most of the world is on the course to prosperity. Global growth is far more muted now than then, and inward-looking policies in some of the nations where growth has been restored have resulted in an increase in their trade surplus, attenuating the global impact of their recovery.
Jun 4, 2021 | 10:30
Our world is full of fault lines—growing inequality in income and opportunity; systemic racism; health and economic crises from a global pandemic; mistrust of experts; the existential threat of climate change; deep threats to employment in a digital economy with robotics on the rise. These fundamental problems and others like them stem from a common crisis in values.
May 5, 2021
Restoring faith in governance and public action is itself a public good that would prepare us for a whole myriad of challenges on the horizon
Apr 29, 2021
As new coronavirus cases surge across India, calls are growing louder for wealthy countries to loosen intellectual property restrictions
Mar 19, 2021
School re-opening push based on outdated science is poorly timed in face of coronavirus resurgence
INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation - Interim Report on the Global Response to the Pandemic
Feb 22, 2021
“We’re building a data system, because you can’t really manage a city if you don’t know who’s there and what’s in it.”
Feb 10, 2021
“Equitable COVID19 vaccine distribution is a very important issue of global solidarity”
Feb 9, 2021
Capacity, Scale, and Control
Jan 13, 2021
Expert warns that it could be a race against the clock as the fast-spreading B117 variant picks up steam in the U.S.
Jan 8, 2021
Expert warns that without more robust abatement measures and testing, the virus could rage until mid-2022.
Dec 29, 2020
Warnings of “corruption and incompetence coming together,” as economists William Lazonick and Öner Tulum study the race to end the pandemic.
Dec 17, 2020
In this interview, Folashadé Soulé and Camilla Toulmin speak with Carl Manlan, the Chief Operating Officer of the Ecobank Foundation - responsible for Ecobank’s social impact engagement with the communities in which the bank operates in Africa – on the role of African philanthropy and corporate social responsibility in the response to COVID-19 on the continent.
Nov 18, 2020
Targeted Measures and Subsidies for Cost Effective COVID-19 Abatement
Oct 20, 2020
Dr. Ming Lin spoke out about Covid safety at his hospital and was fired. He’s fighting back against a system that put profits over human life.