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Covid-19 crisis and the need for a global response
30 March 2020
As countries all over the world struggle with mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic and its devastating consequences for public health, but also for economic and the broader societal development, international collaboration is needed more than ever. While most of the public attention is directed to domestic or regional developments there is an urge for international organizations and donors to take action globally.
Misum researchers: Corona crisis more critical for immigrants - we need to act
27 March 2020
Lin Lerpold and Örjan Sjöberg from Misum point out how the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are increasing inequality in Sweden. "Immigrants are affected to a much higher degree", they say, and stress the need for more far-sighted and comprehensive political measures in order to avoid "a very unsustainable labour market situation" in the long term, with far reaching consequences for integration and societal welfare.