In this interview, Emily Oster discusses the creation of her blog post and chart that addresses some of the biggest questions parents have right now about how to safely address caregiving for their kids, as well as interactions with grandparents.
Richard Arenberg provided commentary in this article stating, "I think the Democrats see great value in contrasting what they would do in this legislation to the ‘trickle-down’ approach the Republicans have mostly favored."
The research team Opportunity Insights, co-directed by John Friedman, developed a tool to help policymakers and nonprofits respond to rapid economic shifts during the global health crisis. Friedman discusses the tracker and its latest numbers in this video segment.
In this opinion piece by Ashutosh Varshney he writes, "We should not only expect that labour flows will now be more strictly regulated than before. But also more than ever before in recent decades, Western investors will also have to factor in political risks in their investment decision-making."
Wendy Schiller appeared on this radio segment to discuss the government's response to recent Covid-related issues, such as President Trump's decision to use the Defense Production Act to ensure that meat processing plants remain open.
This article cites the Costs of War Project, referencing the idea that the U.S. military "with its over two million members and an annual budget exceeding $700 billion—is among the biggest polluters on the planet."
This article reflects on the conversation between former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez, both Brown alumni, that touched on the upcoming general election and the social consciousness of the Brown community.
Deborah Gordon in Heated, "It’s going to take action from the supply side to transform the climate...and sadly, I don’t think what we’re seeing from COVID is oil nations like Saudi Arabia or, frankly, the United States, thinking outside the box when it comes to creating an industry that’s more flexible."
Almost 90 doctors, nurses, and health professionals from public and private hospitals and organizations across the Philippines took part in a four-day webinar held in partnership with the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and international relief organization Project HOPE.
In this interview, Emily Oster discusses her collaborative work with a small group of epidemiologists, staff from the R.I. Department of Health and researchers from Brown to develop the state’s COVID-19 models.
April 13, 2020Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft
In this interview, Catherine Lutz explains why we need to fundamentally rethink what national security means so it can focus civilian solutions toward very real societal risks many are currently experiencing.
Emily Oster in The Guardian, "If you plan a home birth at the last minute, any risks like this are probably larger than they’d be for more advance planning. The Covid risks to pregnant women and infants seem to be small."
In this article, Catherine Lutz writes, "America isn’t ready for this pandemic because our government has been spending money on the wrong things. Instead of putting money towards fighting disease or alleviating suffering, the U.S. spent enormous sums over the past couple of decades on war and war preparation."