This Policy Outlook critically examines the systemic causes behind the spread of the virus including the role of the World Health Organisation, the impact of neoliberal on healthcare systems and the detrimental impact of the politicization of the pandemic. It then examines potential political and social developments in the wake of the pandemic through a discussion on the role of the state, the allure of authoritarianism and the risks of increased societal surveillance.
Policy Outlook discuss the contours of a specific issue, examine the main players, their strategies, and make forecasts about how the situation could potentially unfold. This format is designed to offer a concise yet erudite overview of a particular event or issue and is primarily catered towards media professionals and organisations.
This policy outlook focuses on the impact of the disease in South Asia, providing regional statistics, delineating shared challenges, country-specific concerns and vulnerabilities as well as outlining evidence-based policy and programmatic recommendations.
This paper discusses the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the US economy thus far and provides a trajectory about what to expect in terms of economic damage in the short to medium term.
This policy outlook brings together some of the major responses to, and possible further implications of, the current COVID-19 pandemic.
This policy outlook examines the motive of all three parties - Turkey, the refugees and Greece - to understand how things have unfolded after Turkey's announcement that it would no longer stop migrants seeking to go to Europe.
This Policy Outlook discusses the implications of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak for both the Chinese and the global economy. It also reflects on the potential impact on the ongoing trade negotiations between the US and China.