COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January, and a pandemic on 11 March.

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WRI · 10 December 2021 English

This paper discusses how applied behavioral science can translate recent travel reductions into long-term organizational and sector-wide practices and policies that decrease harmful aviation emissions by supporting reduced air travel.

CHANGING BEHAVIORS BEFORE, DURING, AND BEYOND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC MINDY HERNANDEZ, SHENGYIN XU, LUCAS TOH Changing Behaviors Before, During, and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Working Paper. Washington, DC: World EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Highlights ▪ Before the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for air travel had been growing World Resources Institute (WRI) indicate that COVID-19 travel restrictions were a transformative event administered to WRI staff in July 2020, after the COVID-19 pandemic had taken hold, over 60 percent of respondents


WRI · 10 December 2021 English

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face a substantial investment gap in their work to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to …

eco- nomic recovery efforts in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. • The IDB offers technical and financial basic infrastructure services in the wake of the COVID- 19 crisis, and an investment gap of nearly $150 redirected to emergency relief funding related to COVID-19. “Other” benefiting sectors in this graph include


Economic Policy Institute · 4 December 2021 English

investment. But business investment growth in the two years following the TCJA’s passage (even before the COVID-19 shock) was cratering, not rising. The vast majority of new revenue that will be raised from the Jobs Act The signature economic policy achievement of the Trump administration (at least before the COVID-19 shock) was the TCJA, which was largely a corporate tax cut (among other things, it reduced the corporate investment surge. Instead, business investment in the two years following the TCJA (but before the COVID-19 shock) was notably weak—and getting weaker even before the recession began in March 2020 (see Figure

following the TCJA’s passage (even before the COVID-19 shock) was cratering, not rising. The vast majority the Trump administration (at least before the COVID-19 shock) was the TCJA, which was largely a corporate the two years following the TCJA (but before the COVID-19 shock) was notably weak—and getting weaker even economy still has quite a bit of slack left from the COVID-19 shock. Until this slack is taken up and labor


RSIS · 29 November 2021 English

019 – 29 November 2021 2021 The authors' views are their own and do not represent the official position of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies of the S. …

2021. It has also fought a long-drawn battle with Covid-19, which has caused more than 29,000 deaths (as







EPRS · 25 November 2021

built with the resources of Futures Platform and covering several areas, including the world after Covid-19, disruptive futures, the Green Deal, food, and geoengineering. Horizon scanning is a discipline


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