In hosting #WorldAfterCorona, Dean Najam learned many things. Most importantly, he learned there is no “going back to normal.”
In 2021, Dean Najam claims the “Big State” is out, and the “competent state” is in.
Ambassador Heine explored the root causes of poverty and the global pandemic’s impact on poverty alleviation with global experts.
“There is a general opinion that Boris Johnson’s days are numbered.”
Dean Najam discussed the #WorldAfterCorona series, the most important lessons he learned from the series, and much more.
June Park discussed her research, which offers a policy framework that emphasized public-private partnerships to deal with COVID-19.
“I cannot help noticing the parallels between my here and now and the bifurcated society depicted in Asimov’s two dystopian novels.”
Nobel Laureate Stiglitz and Professor Gallagher discuss the International Monetary Fund’s fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic so far.
“The IMF has taken an important step forward; the world economy and its people cannot afford for it to go backward.”
During Boston University’s 2020 Alumni Weekend, the Pardee School and Center explored the future of global politics, global economics, and global values.
“COVID-era China…was at the epicenter of pandemic geopolitics and populism. Wolf-warrior diplomacy emerged against this backdrop.”
The Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range launched a new video series – The World After Coronavirus. The series features BU and world experts imagining what a post-COVID world might look like.
Professor Gallagher says the IMF and G20 aren’t doing enough to support economic recovery in Latin America.
How have BU COVID-19 precautions, testing, and new hybrid teaching model affected the classroom experience? We asked some Pardee School faculty and students for their thoughts.
Regina Acosta (’22), Krizia Pascuccio (’22), & Abby Partnow (’21) share how they sought out enriching experiences during the summer unlike any other.
“While many of the…consequences of the pandemic in the region have been in line with global patterns, it has also reinforced existing national pathologies.”
“U.S. trade policy made Americans more vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis, in terms of both their jobs and their health.”
Ambassador Hare discusses Cuba’s medical diplomacy, a practice that has sent many of its doctors doctors abroad to combat the coronavirus.
According to Dean Najam, “there is not going to be a world ‘after’ covid. A new world is already here.”
While this academic year will be unlike any other before, Boston University and the Pardee School are prepared to facilitate a safe, engaging, and exciting academic year.