Comparing European reactions to Covid-19: Why policy decisions must be informed by reliable and contextualised evidenceHow meaningful, reliable and useful are the comparisons being made by the media and politicians of the impact of Covid-19 on different EU member states? Linda Hantrais examines how the value of comparisons for policymaking within the EU can be improved. She argues that analysis of information about the numbers of Covid-19 cases, deaths and policy measures should take account of the reasons for variations in national and regional policy responses, and their outcomes.
The Telegraph: Davos's green colonialism decried by poorer countries – but the West will crush them anyway"Lord Nicholas Stern from the London School of Economics said Tokyo needs to kick its coal addiction fast, which means tackling powerful vested interests head on. 'It’s a real reputational risk for Japan,' he said."
Last week Prof Stern, now chair of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at the London School of Economics, said the threat was now being taken a lot more seriously. There were four reasons for that."
Dr Ruth Kattumuri discusses the challenges facing the automobile industry in India on BBC World Service Radio.
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Stern, who has been tracking the impact of the latest climate science on economics, said the consequences have been far more devastating than he thought.
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