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Macro Analysis / Global

Can new forms of parent engagement be an education game changer post-COVID-19?

School closures and remote learning have propelled children’s ability to learn independently to the forefront of every busy and stressed out parent’s wish list. These innovative strategies emerged out of necessity but are likely to prove beneficial a...
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Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 21 October 2020
Can new forms of parent engagement be an education game changer post-COVID-19?
Can new forms of parent engagement be an education game changer post-COVID-19?
Macro Analysis / Global

Figures of the week: Mobility in some African countries has recovered to pre-pandemic levels

The onset of the pandemic changed movement patterns across the world. Figure 1 shows how mobility in residential areas has changed since the onset of the pandemic. The figure shows how visits and length of stay vary compared to a baseline value for t...
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Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 21 October 2020
Figures of the week: Mobility in some African countries has recovered to pre-pandemic levels
Figures of the week: Mobility in some African countries has recovered to pre-pandemic levels
Macro Analysis / Global

Brookings launches the Center for Sustainable Development

Washington, D.C. — The Brookings Institution today announced the establishment of the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), naming John W. McArthur its director. At Brookings, we are deeply committed to doing our part to advance the Sustainable D...
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Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 21 October 2020
Brookings launches the Center for Sustainable Development
Brookings launches the Center for Sustainable Development
Macro Analysis / Global

Around the halls: Brookings experts on the new Center for Sustainable Development

Today, the Global Economy and Development program launched the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). In this post, Brookings experts housed in the newly launched center explain the key priorities and issue areas that the center will undertake. At...
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Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 21 October 2020
Around the halls: Brookings experts on the new Center for Sustainable Development
Around the halls: Brookings experts on the new Center for Sustainable Development
Macro Analysis / Global

Heeding the call to action: A sustainable path for humanity

If we’ve all learned one thing in 2020, it’s that the world was not on a sustainable path in 2019. The great reveal began through a microscopic imbalance between humans and nature in a single community. In that context, despite the daily stresses tha...
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Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 21 October 2020
Heeding the call to action: A sustainable path for humanity
Heeding the call to action: A sustainable path for humanity
Macro Analysis / Global

Why Brookings is starting a Center for Sustainable Development

Today, I am pleased to announce the official launch of the Brookings Institution’s new Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). This endeavor is an exciting and important opportunity for both Brookings and our Global Economy and Development program,...
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Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 21 October 2020
Why Brookings is starting a Center for Sustainable Development
Why Brookings is starting a Center for Sustainable Development