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Conversation with María Fernanda Espinosa & K. Srinath Reddy, The Lancet Commission Report on lessons for the future from the COVID-19 pandemic

In this special episode, join Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa, and Professor K. Srinath Reddy for their discussion of The Lancet Commission Report on lessons for the…

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How Kateb University's LMS Offered Access to Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that stopped class-based education in Afghanistan, Kateb University developed its own Learning Management System (Kateb LMS) to enable the students and professors…

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Smarter NYC: How City Agencies Innovate in a Time of Crises

As COVID-19 and other crises spread across the world, how can cities and city agencies adapt? Created by the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Smarter NYC…

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Case studies: Behaviour change and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic was and is a complex global challenge. It is one of the most recent examples in history where a big change in behaviour was made by a large audience. There are many examples…

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Poverty, inequality, and the COVID-19 pandemic

Today we will discuss the effects of what economists call "exogenous shocks," or shocks external to our systems of economy and society on the lives of poor people. We will examine the ways…

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Q&A | Pia Rebello Britto | 2021 Feb. 17

This live Q&A session took place on Feb 17, 2021, and answered questions related to early childhood development, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and career path in the early…

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Global economic recovery from the pandemic: II

This is the eleventh lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Global economic recovery from the pandemic:

This is the tenth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The institutional and organizational role of the WHO and global controversies

This is the ninth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Vaccine development: intellectual property as public goods, the role of patents, the role of public financing

This is the eighth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Economic consequences of the epidemic: costs of disease, costs of mortality, economic disruptions, macroeconomic impacts, economic inequality

This is the seventh lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Covid-19 Impacts on and Implications for the Global Food System

This is a guest lecture by Prof. Glenn Denning, Columbia University, in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia…

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Comparative performance in epidemic control: a global perspective on the course of the epidemic in different countries and regions

This is the sixth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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NPI strategies of epidemic control: quarantine, testing, lockdowns, physical distancing, etc.

This is the fifth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The epidemiology of Covid-19: basic reproduction number, incubation period, infection fatality rate, etc

This is the fourth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The virology of Covid-19: zoonotic disease, pathophysiology, relation to SARS, Ebola, MERs, and other coronaviruses

This is the third lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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