Confronted with COVID-19, high-income Gulf countries have done better than most of their middle- and low-income neighbours; Jordan and Morocco are also positive exceptions.
The pandemic has shown that many workers can efficiently work remotely, with benefits for wellbeing and even productivity. The European Union should develop a framework to facilitate hybrid work.
The Biden administration's promises to 'think big' and rebuild the country seem like a major historical departure from decades of policy orthodoxy.
How can we ensure that the recovery plan doesn’t leave women behind when 84% of working women in the EU aged 15-64 are employed by services that were predominantly impacted by Covid-19 restrictions?
The pandemic has shown that the EU’s spending framework reflects an outdated economic orthodoxy.
Policymakers must act to prevent lasting divergence within the EU and to prevent scarring from the fallout from the pandemic.
A live podcast with Tomáš Zdechovský MEP.
Leaders with science training have not outperformed other leaders in terms of their countries’ coronavirus responses - nor have women or populists.
IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath joins Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff to discuss the uneven recovery from the pandemic with a live clubhouse audience.
In this episode of The Sound of Economics Live, IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath and Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff will debate the uneven recovery from the pandemic.
Despite the pandemic, China’s interest in overseas M&A started to rebound in late 2020, with European industrial companies still of particular interest.
Escape variants can cause new waves of COVID-19 and put vaccination strategies at risk. To prevent or delay the global spread of these waves, virus mobility needs to be minimised through screening and testing strategies, which should also cover vaccinated people. The costs of these strategies are minimal compared to the costs to health, society and economy from another wave.