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July 9, 2020

Published in an interview with the Institut de la Protection Sociale Européenne, (IPSE) analyst Esteban Tinoco discusses the main goals, challenges and experimentation with Universal Basic Income, particularly in light of the global health and economic crisis arising from COVID-19. He presents various cases where UBI has been tested, analyzing the positive results, as well as critiques, based on t...

July 2, 2020

Every week, Policy Shift shares a selection of recent articles and publications focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with short-term work schemes and gender equality  – notably in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

The impact of COVID-19 on gender equality

An article on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality, by Monika Queisser, Willem Adema and Chris Clark (OECD)...

June 19, 2020

Every week, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publications focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with proposals and evolutions in the sustainable finance field and in climate change economic policy - notably in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

A report (in English) about climate physical risk and equity prices

By the International Monetary Fund (IMF),...

June 5, 2020

As the global health crisis continues to persist in the many countries around the world, this week’s Policy Shift news will look at institutional responses at the international, regional and local levels on the impact of Covid-19 toward immigrant and refugee populations. 

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International Organizations

At the international level, United Nation agen...

May 26, 2020

Every week, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publications focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with proposals and evolutions in the sustainable finance field and in climate change economic policy - notably in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

On Sustainable Finance

An article (in English) about climate-related risks, the Covid-19 pandemic and risk pr...

May 12, 2020

Every week, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publications focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with proposals and evolutions in the sustainable finance field and in climate change economic policy - notably in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

An energy policy paper (in English) about technologies and policies to decarbonize global industry through 2...

This week, Policy Shift will refer to some of the great thinkers of our times, to explore ways to get out of the COVID-19 crisis and consider various ideas of how to build a better world after the “storm” is over. Here we have gathered the key ideas of articles reflecting the thoughts of Bill Gates, Thomas Piketty, Yuval Noah Harari and Muhammad Yunus.

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May 6, 2020

Every week, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publications focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with work and green jobs issues – notably in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

The impact of Covid-19 on work

A working paper by the economist Cyprien Batut (in English or French) on the impact of Covid-19 on telework : telemigration, relocation, environnem...

April 27, 2020

Every week, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publications focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with proposals and evolutions in the sustainable finance field – notably in light of the Covid-19 crisis – and in climate change economic policy.

On Sustainable Finance

A policy report (in French) about climate-related scenario analysis and corporate co...

April 22, 2020

Image credit: Triple Dollar Sign by Andy Warhol

As Mario Vargas Llosa said, in crisis periods we should be able to rely on intellectuals and artists so that we have testimonies that allow us to find the words to express and register what is being felt and seen to foster new ideas. This week, Policy Shift will refer to the great thinkers of our times, to explore the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on...

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