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US Hispanic and Latino lives and livelihoods in the recovery from COVID-19

– Hispanics and Latinos are key to the US recovery but have been damaged disproportionately by the pandemic. Targeted interventions are required to improve their health and economic outcomes.
Article

Back to school: A framework for remote and hybrid learning amid COVID-19

– As school systems prepare to reopen, here’s how to create a safe and effective learning environment for everyone.
Executive Briefing

Preventing future waves of COVID-19

– After seven months of responding to the pandemic, we have learned some things. Here are some of the key lessons and how to apply... them.
Article

Shifting focus to a comprehensive COVID-19-monitoring infrastructure

– The United States can explore several approaches beyond polymerase-chain-reaction testing when considering a complete COVID-19-monitoring... system.
Article

Reimagining the postpandemic economic future

– As the COVID-19 crisis continues to devastate US lives and livelihoods, policy makers are challenged to emerge from it in a way... that lays a foundation for a strong, healthy economy in the long run.

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How governments can deliver on the promise of digital ID

– Governments globally are working to roll out digital identity schemes, but few have achieved broad adoption and utilization. To... succeed, governments can create a virtuous circle of supply and demand.
Article

The next normal for Australian industries and workforces

– Six key forces are reshaping Australian businesses and jobs during the COVID-19 crisis.
Survey

How US companies are planning for a safe return to the workplace

– In a new survey of 100 executives, respondents expect most employees to be working on-site by December. To do so, they are implementing... a range of interventions that could transform how people work.
Article

Lessons from the past on how to revive the US economy after COVID-19

– Examining what worked in response to previous crises can help policy makers as they make plans to revive economic activity.
Article

The great balancing act: Managing the coming $30 trillion deficit while restoring economic growth

– As they continue to grapple with a global pandemic, governments will need to manage deficits and debt-payment plans while finding... the best ways to support economic recovery.
Article

Adapting tax collection for uncertain times

– In response to the economic uncertainty caused by the pandemic, many tax authorities are considering new approaches to tax management,... adjusting their collections strategies to reflect the new reality.
Interview

Reskilling for a changing economy: A discussion with Glenn Youngkin

– Youngkin, chair of the Virginia Ready Initiative, talks about easing unemployment and strengthening Virginia’s economy by connecting... people with training, financial support, and job opportunities.
Article

Rethinking public-sector contract negotiations to secure value for taxpayers

– Key negotiation practices can result in significant cost savings in public-sector procurement.
Article

Lessons for US governors and mayors planning a second term

– Governors and mayors can set the stage for a productive second term by devoting time well before the election to planning.
Interview

An interview with Austan Goolsbee

– “The countries that prioritized health not only had better health outcomes, they had better economic outcomes too.”
Interview

Virtual, equitable, and precise: The dean of Stanford’s medical school talks about what healthcare could be

– Lloyd Minor discusses how genomics, data science, and technology—and a better understanding of behavioral and social factors—can... help doctors predict and prevent disease, not just treat it.
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