The government has civil and criminal tools to try and recover billions of pounds.
The budget splashed out extra money for almost every sector deemed important to economic recovery (or politically sensitive). But with universities in a state of financial crisis, they missed out.
The chancellor’s plan lacks both the broader reforms and vision needed to tackle the crisis. It also fails to offer any clear plan for recovery.
Like the entire tourism industry, the coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous effect on Airbnb’s finances.
People are still drinking coffee but where they drink it and how they make it is changing.
Whether the pandemic’s effect on inequality will be felt for many years to come will depend on the response.
Why everyone working less could help alleviate the COVID-19 economic crisis.
Some markets suggest a swift economic recovery from coronavirus. Others are less optimistic.
This recession is not like any other in living memory. Phase one involved a massive supply shock. Phase two will involve dealing with a collapse in demand.
Research shows communities become more resilient to future crises when people have access to basic services such as supermarkets, hospitals and schools.
Being flexible about both location and the nature of employment will help youth make the most of the current challenging labour market situation due to COVID-19.
Evidence from South Korea tells a precautionary tale about rushing to end lockdown, without the right public health measures in place.
Now that we are gradually emerging from lockdown, we don’t have to return to our old rushed way of living.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, regional Australia needs local government to emulate the example of the local councils that brought prosperity to North Queensland after the second world war.
Māori knowledge, memory and cultural strength will only enhance New Zealand’s economic recovery planning – if they are listened to.
If there is one lesson from history, it is that the economy will pick up again.
The pandemic has brought to a head deep-rooted problems with how housing is provided in Australia. Fortunately, the solutions can play a central role in the national recovery process.
Sports have been out of action during the coronavirus lockdown, but the recovery period is a chance to redefine sporting success beyond winning and profit margins.