Jonas Brendebach and Nathalie Tocci examine the challenges and opportunities COVID-19 has posed to multilateralism and global cooperation, indicating some key take-aways generated by a panel debate held during the 2020 The State of the Union Conference.
George Papaconstantinou and Sebastian Diessner lay out key take-aways from a high-level discussion on economic policies in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Political theorist and Max Weber Fellow, Eniola Anuoluwapo Soyemi examines compliance with COVID-19 restrictions among citizens in African countries, and locates high levels of cooperation in the mutual respect and obligation people feel towards each other, rather than to state governments.
EUI researcher Risto Conte Keivabu illustrates the green effects of the economic lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis using data from the ESA’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service.
Survey data collected by YouGov in April 2020 indicate that, in this time of pandemic, Europeans are favourable to policies that support solidarity across the Union. Read the analysis by political scientists Björn Bremer and Philipp Genschel.
International trade experts Bernard Hoekman, Matteo Fiorini and Aydin Yildirim urge countries to share information and pursue plurilateral agreements to guarantee supplies of crucial medical equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sociologist Fabrizio Bernardi discusses how socio-economic status figures in as a risk factor for COVID-19.
Political scientist Hanspeter Kriesi discusses recent survey data in Italy concerning reactions to COVID-19 containment measures.
If European leaders are to save the EU economy when they meet on April 23rd, they need to think outside the box.
PASTRES Research Associate Michele Nori draws parallels between dealing with COVID-19 and the daily uncertainties faced by pastoral communities. What strategies can we learn from herders? Read more here.