COVID-19


Learning from trade policy responses in the COVID-19 pandemic

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.

Pandemics… the great leveler?

Sociologist Fabrizio Bernardi discusses how socio-economic status figures in as a risk factor for COVID-19.

EU and Covid-19: Time to think outside the box

If European leaders are to save the EU economy when they meet on April 23rd, they need to think outside the box.

Stopping COVID-19 without killing the world economy: a transition strategy

The world economy cannot survive the current social distancing for more than a few weeks. Read what these experts propose as a viable transition strategy to move the economy forward while containing COVID-19 as much as possible.