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Malaysia – SDGs can guide our Covid-19 recovery (ISIS)

Alizan Mahadi writes: Last week, amid the record number of Covid-19 cases, Malaysia presented its progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the United Nations. While some may question the relevance of long-term and lofty targets when Malaysia and the world are grappling with a crisis, it would be myopic if the link between the current crisis and development is not made.

go to ISIS: SDGs can guide our Covid-19 recovery – ISIS

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(Pandemic/Recovery) Fiscal Follies in the COVID Recovery (Project-Syndicate)

DANIEL GROS

With governments in advanced economies continuing to keep the fiscal taps open, it is worth considering whether additional stimulus is really what the situation demands. Unlike the aftermath of the 2008 crisis, the problem today is not a lack of purchasing power, but rather circumstances unique to a viral pandemic.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/folly-of-additional-deficit-financed-fiscal-stimulus-in-2021-by-daniel-gros-2021-03

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(USA/Recovery) America’s crisis of despair: A federal task force for economic recovery and societal well-being (Brookings)

Carol Graham

America’s crisis of despair: A federal task force for economic recovery and societal well-being

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(USA) Explaining the economic impact of COVID-19: Core industries and the Hispanic workforce (Brookings)

Aaron Klein and Ember Smith

Explaining the economic impact of COVID-19: Core industries and the Hispanic workforce