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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...

May 4, 2020

Covid-19 represents both a health and a human crisis, leading us to question our society’s relationship with its environment and ecosystems, but also with one another. Dealing with this crisis requires the implementation of a coordinated, decisive and innovative policy response, bringing together a multitude of actors and stakeholders from the public and private sectors. Consequences of Covid-19 h...

April 30, 2020

Face à la crise du covid-19, l’intervention des Etats en matière sociale s’est imposée comme une évidence, alors que l’OIT (Organisation internationale du travail) estime que 81% des travailleurs dans le monde vivent dans un pays où la fermeture des lieux de travail est obligatoire ou recommandée. L’intensité des réponses varie néanmoins selon les préférences collectives et les moyens des différen...

April 5, 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 immigration policies, migrant rights and refugee programs and analysis.

As governments face the ongoing crisis related to COVID-19, we have seen migrants, refugees and asylum seekers facing increasingly hostile and threatening circumstances. In th...

April 2, 2020

Murals on the border wall, seen from the Mexico side at Playas de Tijuana. Here, at the Binational Friendship Garden, families separated by the border have reunited Saturdays and Sundays between 10am-2pm for years. It is one of the few places along the border where visits are possible, but Border Patrol has recently tightened restrictions. Photo courtesy of Analucia Partida Borrego.

The United Stat...

March 31, 2020

This article was published as part of the Latin America Political Outlook series, the annual report published by OPALC (the Latin American Political Observatory), and the Etudes de CERI collection of Sciences Po.

Abstract

This article will present how the increasing criminalization of immigrants based on decades of restrictive immigration policies by the federal government has contributed to th...

December 17, 2019

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 immigration policies, migrant rights and refugee programs.
 

We're listening to the live blog from the Global Refugee Forum: “the second day of a global gathering on refugees kicks off in Geneva, aiming to bolster the global response and foster in...

November 29, 2019

Every Friday, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publication focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with social, employment and inclusive policies. 

A podcast (in English) about “What can governments do to be ready for the future of work? ”.
By Stefano Scarpetta (OECD), new technologies aren’t likely to lead to massive unemployment, but rather...

October 18, 2018

On September 25th, Policy Shift participated in the 2nd edition of Innov'ater, a conference organized by several French professional organizations gathering heads of local territories and the French newspaper La Gazette des communes, specializing in local political topics. This event aimed to discuss innovative public policies taking place in local districts, as well as in the private sector, with...

July 26, 2018

Photo taken by Jennie Cottle at CARACEN, Los Angeles, 2017

It is one of the happy incidents of the federal system that a single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.

- Justice Brandeis

Targeted during President Trump’s presidential campaign and directly threatened in his ensuing Execu...

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