This year is a whole new ball game for pandemic politics. For a prime minister not accustomed to pressure, Scott Morrison is proving far less equipped.
GDP only measures economic growth – not inequality, poverty or unpaid work like elder care. So researchers in the Netherlands developed a new way for governments to see how people are actually doing.
The world's most advanced economies will incur half the total costs associated with a failure to vaccinate poorer nations, which could exceed $4 trillion if only half their citizens are inoculated.
The widely reported unemployment rate – currently 6.3% – doesn't fully reflect the reality of joblessness in the US economy.
After SARS in 2003, an effort was made by Toronto's tourism and hospitality industries to stimulate the sector's recovery. But measures weren't put in place for future pandemics.
Governments can align their policies to tackle both climate change and post-pandemic recovery.