May 22, 2020Coronavirus
Africa is vulnerable to disruptions in global supply chains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly with respect to pharmaceuticals, because between 70 and 90 percent are imported. But it has underutilized capacity to make up the difference.
June 3, 2020China
Although U.S. officials have grown increasingly concerned about China's participation in technical standards bodies and its forthcoming plan, China Standards 2035, it is important to distinguish post…
May 29, 2020Americas
Strengthening global ties is the best way to escape a pandemic-induced recession and help the country’s poor.
May 28, 2020Coronavirus
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development, diplomacy and security challenges. This post is author…
September 17, 2019Americas
But President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is wasting the opportunity.
May 20, 2020Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
The race to find a vaccine for the new coronavirus is well underway. Governments and researchers are aiming to provide billions of people with immunity in eighteen months or less, which would be unpr…
May 15, 2020State and Local Governments
The coronavirus pandemic is placing enormous budget pressure on state and local governments, threatening deep and potentially lasting cuts to education, infrastructure, and other important investment…