Tag Archives: pandemic

The Post-Pandemic Crisis: What Happens Next?

The failure of multilateral strategic decision-making in these COVID times has been led by the Trump Administration and its bizarre attacks on international institutions.

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Parents in the Time of a Pandemic: A Silent Lament

This is a good time to assess what works best to relieve family stress.

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Vaccinations, Polio and COVID 19: A Personal Reflection

What the history of developing the Polio vaccine teaches us about the current search for a COVID 19 vaccine.

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Germany’s COVID 19 Comeback Story

Germany looks at a solid, but uneven economic rebound from the pandemic, largely based on a pronounced home bias in economic activity.

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Violence Against Women and COVID 19

In formulating their COVID 19 responses, governments, NGOs and the private sector need to be far more sensitive to the special risks women face.

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An Easy Way to Provide Debt Relief for the World’s Poorest Countries

Donor governments do not have to fund poor country debt relief from their fiscal budgets. They can tap long-unused reserve assets available at the IMF called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).

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Multilateralism Has Lost Its Way

Collective intelligence is needed to build a new multilateralism for the 21st century.

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France and the Art of Getting Back to Work

After the Corona pandemic, French firms’ management teams have great difficulty convincing their employees … to return to the office.

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Mismanaging the US Economy: How Trump Defeats Himself

The prospects for a solid U.S. recovery are dim. Trump and the Republicans’ economic choices have made matters worse.

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Geopolitics After COVID 19: Conflict or Cooperation?

In absolute terms, all states or groups of states around the globe are going to emerge weakened from the 2020 coronavirus crisis.

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