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How to restart national economies during the coronavirus crisis

– By recognizing differences among regions and sectors, governments can get people back to work faster and safeguard our livelihoods.
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An instant economic crisis: How deep and how long?

– Analysis of a range of economic data tracks the worsening effects of the pandemic in the West—and the cautious reopening of social... and economic life in China.
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US coronavirus relief funds: A guide for state and local governments

– State and local leaders can consider several steps now to capture the full humanitarian and fiscal benefits of the roughly $2... trillion federal relief package.
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COVID-19: How American states can manage the surge in unemployment services

– State government leaders can proactively streamline service delivery to the public amid a quickly evolving situation—and... maintain the improvements.
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Crisis nerve centers: Supporting governments’ responses to coronavirus

– A centralized response system can help set up government leaders for success in managing a crisis.

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The opportunity in government productivity

– Governments face a pressing question: How to do more with less? Raising productivity could save $3.5 trillion a year—or... boost outcomes at no extra cost.
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How to improve student educational outcomes

To understand what matters in student achievement, we applied analytics to data from the Program for International Student Assessment... (PISA), administered by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). These reports take on a few of the most active debates: Do mindsets matter? If so, to what extent? What teaching practices work best? Does technology help?

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Europe needs to prepare now to get back to work—safely

– The next coronavirus challenge for European policy makers is to restore both lives and livelihoods.
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Coronavirus: How should US higher education plan for an uncertain future?

– With American campuses largely empty of students, higher-education leaders need to shift their thinking to what happens next.
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Lives and livelihoods: Assessing the near-term impact of COVID-19 on US workers

– Up to one-third of US jobs may be vulnerable—and more than 80 percent are held by low-income workers.
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Coronavirus and the campus: How can US higher education organize to respond?

– Although most students have gone home, colleges and universities still have decisions to make. An integrated nerve center can... help.
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A former European defense chief offers leadership lessons for tackling coronavirus

– The former chief of defense of the Netherlands armed forces, Tom Middendorp, describes his approach to crisis management amid... a complex situation like the coronavirus outbreak.
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Implementing agile ways of working in IT to improve citizen experience

– Government agencies are under pressure to deliver more and better services to their stakeholders. Agile ways of working can be... transformative.
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Transit investments in an age of uncertainty

– Here are some ways that cities and rail operators can shape the mobility system to incorporate new technologies.
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Accelerating AI impact by taming the data beast

– Government agencies seeking to deploy artificial intelligence face hurdles in data awareness, availability, and quality. A five-step,... mission-based data strategy can help sidestep these challenges.
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The case for accelerating financial inclusion in black communities

– A lack of financial inclusion for black Americans exists at every level of the financial system. Understanding the sources of... exclusion is the first step to fixing the system.
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A government blueprint to adapt the ecosystem to the future of work

– Digital and artificial intelligence technologies will likely have a substantial economic and social impact. Governments can act... now to create shared prosperity and better lives for all citizens.
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The social contract in the 21st century

– Economic outcomes and the relationship between individuals and institutions have shifted for workers, consumers, and savers in... advanced economies.
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