A new framework for learning from each other.
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The MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 research projects aimed at addressing the health and economic consequences of the pandemic.
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Rent assistance and moratoriums on evictions are lagging behind the pandemic's impact on people's ability to pay, researchers report.
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"If policymakers prioritize short-term economic productivity more, their quarantine policies may lead to many times more deaths and hospitalizations..."
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As of May 5, Iran had recorded over 6,000 deaths and nearly 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus. "It's a very grave situation," says Hadi Kahalzadeh.
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"Until we have a vaccine, we will have to use a combination of strategies to control COVID-19, and shield immunity is potentially one of them."
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Economic forecaster Rajeev Dhawhan offers his perspective on the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and how he thinks the next few months could play out.
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Research shows the last big recession led to more arguments in marriages. The finding comes as couples face financial hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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About a third of small business owners believe they have a 50% chance of going bankrupt or out of business within the next six months because of COVID-19.
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Green COVID-19 recovery packages can boost economic growth and tackle climate change, researchers say
Researchers find long-term, climate-friendly stimulus policies are often superior in overall economic impact – not just in slowing global warming.
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