inequality


Who should pay for the COVID-19 crisis? Learning from war-time experiences

Progressive taxes could be one positive outcome of Covid-19, as people demand fiscal fairness following a crisis. SPS researcher Jakob Frizell explores the parallels with war-time fiscal politics and the constraints on governments today to meet such demands. Taxing the rich, he concludes, is still the wise choice.

Pandemics… the great leveler?

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