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Putinomics and Covid-19 is slowly killing Russia’s economy

November 20, 2020

Headline data suggests low-income states are coping better with the pandemic than high-income states. But is this true?

November 16, 2020

What social scientists can learn about their fieldwork activities from the Covid-19 pandemic

November 12, 2020

Coronavirus fatigue is the biggest threat to Germany’s success story in this pandemic

November 9, 2020

How we can learn from South Korea and Singapore in their responses to Covid-19: the ‘precautionary principle’

October 28, 2020
October 26, 2020

Covid-19 in Bangladesh is creating a humanitarian, public health and economic crisis – along with rising tensions between Rohingya refugees and the host community

Faria Ahmed While advanced western states grapple with an unprecedented pandemic, the fate of nations on the periphery is being largely overlooked. In Bangladesh, for example, a pre-existing humanitarian crisis is exacerbated by a public health and economic crisis caused by Covid-19. This is prompting rising challenges for – and tensions between – Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, write Faria Ahmed and Nurul Huda Sakib Read more
October 1, 2020

A cocktail of Brexit and Covid-19 could yet be decisive for the achievement of Scottish independence

Stuart A Brown Scottish independence voters in the 2014 referendum refused to accept the UK government’s position that this was a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity. Six years on and a second referendum is back on the agenda, writes Stuart Brown Read more
September 30, 2020

Covid-19 through the lens of a mafia scholar

Felia Allum Felia Allum draws curious and interesting parallels between Covid-19 and Italian mafias – in the nature of the threats they pose, and the ability of states and societies to confront them Read more
September 30, 2020

Public trust and the intertwined fate of institutions in the Covid-19 pandemic

Goran Dominioni What factors determine public trust in government restrictions to mitigate the spread of Covid-19? Goran Dominioni, Alberto Quintavalla, Alessandro Romano and Cecilia Sottilotta argue that an overlooked factor is the role played by other governments and institutions, and that mastering this dynamic is critical to risk management Read more
September 30, 2020

Why the coronacrisis is strengthening, not weakening, the European Union

Marianne Riddervold Contrary to popular belief, Covid-19 has not pushed the EU to the verge of an existential crisis. Rather, the pandemic has prompted common health and economic policies which have led to greater integration, write Marianne Riddervold, Jarle Trondal, and Akasemi Newsome Read more

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