#Coronavirus

The COVID Bubble

2021 Mar 04

With equity markets reaching new heights at a time of rising income and wealth inequality, it should be obvious that todays market mania will end in tears, reproducing the economic injustices of the 2008 crash...

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How texting makes stress worse

2021 Feb 22

If group chats give us solace and connection in a crisis, why do some of us feel burnt out and overwhelmed by them?

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Will Inflation Make a Comeback?

2021 Feb 22

Economic forecasting models have long been notoriously inaccurate in predicting inflation, and COVID-19 has further complicated the challenge...

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Doing Democracy During the Pandemic

2021 Jan 06

Social distancing laws, curfews, and track-and-trace technologies employed in the context of the COVID-19 crisis have been used to harass, detain, or sanction human-rights ...

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Five Cheers for 2021

2020 Dec 29

After a year of death, despair, and deep uncertainty, there are glimmers of light on the horizon. Not only is responsible leadership returning to the United States, but there is...

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Supply Chains and Demand

2020 Dec 15

The pandemic has shown that supply chains will need to be rethought, with more emphasis put on supplier diversification, domestic production, and stockpiling.

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Press statement: Prepaid Oil Sell is a Constitutional Violation in Iraq

2020 Dec 15

The parliamentary committee of Oil and |Power confirmed that selling oil in an advanced payment is a violation to...

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Kurdistan extends schooling’s suspension until next year

2020 Dec 02

The government of Kurdistan state announced school postponement until the Jan, 7th of the next year as the situation will be re-evaluate later.

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Iraqi Government shuts down Schools’ Cafeterias

2020 Nov 30

The Ministry of Education has ordered Schools Cafeterias to close their doors in the whole country...

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A Good but Incomplete Start to Debt Relief

2020 Nov 25

After initially responding to the pandemic induced economic crisis with an initiative to postpone developing countries debt payments, the G20 has now come back to the table to offer a more plausible solution. But the new common framework for....

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Al-Basra... the richest Iraq’s city and the poorest one

2020 Nov 19

Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights reported on Thursday an increase in poverty rate in Al-Basra governorate...

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Job Creation Is the New Game in Town

2020 Nov 19

Even if a successful rollout of a new COVID-19 vaccine causes the current health crisis to recede by next spring, the unemployment crisis will remain. That is especially true in the United Kingdom...

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