How will Covid-19 shape the geopolitical landscape, as the world’s great powers struggle for influence and advantage?
This week we compare actions to address the pandemic across countries, the damage inflicted by the coronavirus across states, and we provide a detailed summary of vaccine development. Continue Reading
Automation can be used in a way that complements the workforce, shifting responsibilities rather than creating competition for jobs. The congressional bill — the Workforce DATA Act — is a promising program that could help to gather data on which jobs are at risk of being replaced by automation while also finding ways to retrain workers for new jobs. Continue Reading
Lawmakers responded quickly to alleviate long-term damage to the economy by providing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as a temporary source of liquidity for small businesses. Although the PPP has had a rough start, the lessons learned over the last two months can guide the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make improvements. Continue Reading
Political partisanship is strongly influencing the United Statesâ€™ response to Covid-19, potentially leading to a suboptimal balance between reopening the economy and protecting public health. Continue Reading
Though it is unfortunate for both sides, the Trump plan will shape the negotiation process for years to come … At this juncture, only Palestinian engagement can stave off the direst consequences of the Trump plan. Continue Reading
As mobility increases throughout the country, we consider factors that may help or hinder our efforts to return to normalcy. Continue Reading