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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The American Jobs Plan’s tax provisions are valuable but not the limit …

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


Public International Funding of Nature-based Solutions for Adaptation: A Landscape Assessment

WRI · 3 December 2021 English

efforts may be further complicated due to overall economic challenges and those now resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. NbSA investments will be fundamentally important in helping many countries address climate

economic challenges and those now resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, interest in NbSA investment


Restaurant labor shortages show little sign of going economywide : Policymakers must …

Economic Policy Institute · 5 November 2021 English

Recent economic data suggest labor shortages in leisure and hospitality have popped up—but there is little reason to worry about spillover into the rest of the economy and no reason …

economy. For example, a striking feature of the COVID-19 economic shock was just how insulated other sectors er-reason-the-labor-force-is-shrunken-fear-of-covid-19-11618163017?mod=djemMoneyBeat_us https://www2


Secondhand Shopping: Understanding Consumer Behavior toward Pre-owned Clothing in India

WRI · 5 October 2021 English

Although the survey was conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, a period during which consumer behavior wake of the supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19, the growth of conventional retail turned negative negative (−24 percent) from its pre-COVID-19 growth levels, whereas ThredUp, a United States–based secondhand tapping into or are keen to do. In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, although the overall clothing demand Although the survey was conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, when consumer behavior could have changed


A Pathway to Carbon Neutral Agriculture in Denmark

WRI · 5 July 2021 English

extermination of virtually all mink animals during the COVID-19 pandemic may permanently eliminate the mink industry


Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation Planning and Action into Health Systems in Fiji, Ghana, …

WRI · 4 July 2021 English

Highlights While the world’s attention is on the global COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is also impacting human health and straining heavily burdened health services everywhere. Recognition of the linkages cross-sectoral approach; and linking health officials and adaptation planners. About This Paper The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of health systems. Without making changes to improve be even less prepared to withstand the bigger shocks and stressors brought on by climate change. COVID-19 has laid bare the fact that few health systems are currently able to manage unexpected shocks well

While the world’s attention is on the global COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is also impacting human Plan for Climate Risks in Health Systems The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of shocks and stressors brought on by climate change. COVID-19 has laid bare the fact that few health systems problems, could help zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19 proliferate. The current crisis underlines the was largely drafted prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 but has benefited from our observation of the


Senate Daily Summary - No. 20/2021 Wednesday, 16 June 2021 Bills

Parliament of Australia · 18 June 2021 English

Senate Daily Summary - 16 June 2021 Senate Daily Summary No. [...] 20/2021 Wednesday, 16 June 2021 The Senate met from 9.30 am to 10:59 pm Bills Introduced • Major …

McKim tabled a petitioning document regarding the COVID-19 international travel ban • Senator Hanson tabled


ISSUE: 2021 No. 82 - Singapore | 17 June 2021

ISEAS · 17 June 2021 English

This type of commentary is akin to the COVID-19 conspiracy theories that had been spreading across the globe since the start of the pandemic. [...] In the early phases of the pandemic, such narratives extreme form, such propaganda constructs COVID-19 vaccination as an evil plot orchestrated by global elites to enslave humanity. [...] In Indonesia too, COVID-19 misinformation has been rife since the outbreak

Singapore | 17 June 2021 Tracking the Swelling COVID-19 Vaccine Chatter on TikTok in Indonesia Yatun Sastramidjaja Ribka Tjiptaning’s rant about the government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme becomes a trending topic ambivalent sentiments towards the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program are amplified and solidified anti-vaccine messages are often mixed with global COVID- 19 conspiracy theories and merged with domestic anti-government deaths and 750,000 cases after the first reported COVID-19 case in Indonesia, President Joko Widodo (“Jokowi”)


Social Assistance Summaries 2020 Canada

Maytree Foundation · 17 June 2021 English

subject=Welfare%20in%20Canada Table of contents About Social Assistance Summaries. [...] 15 Newfoundland and Labrador. [...] 19 Northwest Territories.

data in this report reflect the COVID-19 pandemic crisis? The COVID-19 pandemic crisis is partially reflected March 31, 2020. While the first Canadian case of COVID-19 was detected in January 2020, lockdowns, and the


COVID-19 Mortality Rate Trends in Countries and US States - Joel Elvery

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland · 17 June 2021 English

some charts have been modified from those in the reports to better convey the current status of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States. [...] • Data by race come from the COVID Tracking Project at The

Slide 1 COVID-19 Mortality Rate Trends in Countries and US States Joel Elvery Mark Oleson Updated June Measuring COVID-19 by Mortality Rates and Percentage Changes • A Speeding Rate Starts to Slow: COVID-19 Mortality were completed, additional evidence shows that COVID-19 deaths have been underreported, both in other for underreporting. • Some large revisions in COVID-19 data have been smoothed. See the appendix for reports to better convey the current status of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States. • Hospitalization


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