COVID-19

COVID-19 lockdown and the needs of garment workers in Bangalore, India

Posted on 20 October 2020 by Jean Jenkins

In our latest post, Professor Jean Jenkins explains the work she has been undertaken together with colleagues as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded Operationalising Labour Rights project. Since October 2018, researchers from the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) and Cardiff Business School have been working
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Coping With COVID – The Future of Travel

Posted on 29 September 2020 by Steve Hull

In our latest post Steve Hull, friend of Cardiff Business School and Managing Director of Destination Ski, explain how the travel agency has adapted and planned for the future in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic. When your business sells holidays weeks, months and even years into the future, some cancellations are normal. Plans
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We need more progressive taxation, and a wealth tax, to pay for the COVID-19 rescue packages

Posted on 14 September 2020 by Wojtek Paczos

The cost of COVID-19 rescue packages will likely be partly financed by increased inflation, which will disproportionally affect less-affluent people and workers, including frontline NHS staff. Dr Wojtek Paczos and Dr Paweł Bukowski (London School of Economics) argue that to spread that burden more equitably, governments should consider an increase in progressivity of income taxes
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The Second World War and COVID-19: building narratives

Posted on 4 June 2020 by Leon Gooberman

In our latest post, Dr Leon Gooberman relates the narratives surrounding the unfolding COVID-19 crisis and the end of the Second World War in Europe. The COVID-19 crisis coincided recently with the seventy-fifth anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. Coincidence prompted comparisons between the trajectories of mobilisation within both periods.
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Small business in the time of COVID-19

Posted on 18 May 2020 by Professor Andrew Henley

In our latest post, Professors Andrew Henley and Tim Vorley comment on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses in the UK. Across the world, as the COVID-19 pandemic is raging, the disruptive impact on small businesses has been without precedent. Immediate commentary documenting both scale and specific examples of this impact is
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How will the Polish economy look after the COVID-19 pandemic?

Posted on 11 May 2020 by Wojtek Paczos

In our latest post, Dr Wojtek Paczos, macroeconomist and lecturer at Cardiff Business School, and Dr Pawel Bukowski, researcher and lecturer at the Centre for Economic Performance at London School of Economics and Political Science, outline their four-stage rescue plan to save the Polish economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of the current shutdown
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