March 31, 2020International Economic Policy
The common denominator across many emerging economies is a shortage of dollars. But the causes differ, as do the solutions.
March 25, 2020China
China needs its own version of Rutger Bregman …
March 24, 2020Coronavirus
Links between COVID-19 and other global challenges underscore the importance of multilateral cooperation across a broad array of issue areas.
March 20, 2020Coronavirus
Currently, African healthcare predominantly relies on transcription and transport of physical paper from point A to point B. Paper orders can often travel hundreds of kilometers by motorcycle from clinics to a centralized diagnostic lab. The pandemic’s speed in reaching and spreading in Africa currently lags behind that of the developed world. As of March 20, 254,653 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in 183 countries. Africa has reported a total of 745 COVID-19 cases from 34 countries, or 0.3 percent of global infections. The other 20 African nations have not yet officially declared any cases.
March 18, 2020Coronavirus
The U.S. Federal Reserve is using creative means to counter the economic shock caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, but those measures must be matched by aggressive fiscal action.