global pandemic

  • Fighting Our Own Wars

    The “lock down” and curfew associated with the Covid 19 Pandemic has caused some of us to be more attentive to happenings around the world. The United States of America (USA) is one of the countries that I have admired, mainly for the opportunities that are available for improving...
  • Shaping the Future from the Present: Can Wage Subsidy help?

    In the last decade, developing countries have been examining the feasibility of introducing wage subsidies as part of an active labour market programme to address issues of employment and skills development.  In a general sense, wage subsidy is often used as part of a public policy instrument aimed at...
  • Five ways COVID-19 has changed the world

    The world has been given a radical shake up by COVID-19. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus a global pandemic and within 30 days the world turned upside down. The microscopic, invisible pathogen forced governments and central banks to temporarily set aside...