Coronavirus Pandemic

Read our work on Wales' potential economic and social recovery from the pandemic.
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Commentary 26 June 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic and the cost of health
The current Coronavirus pandemic has brought healthcare and science experts to the centre of public debate. Questions about rationing resources such as access to specialist...
Commentary 24 June 2020
Financial vulnerability in the pandemic: a dilemma for local authorities
The Coronavirus pandemic has necessitated a shift in the way in which we, as a society, think about vulnerability. Historically, we have tended towards a...
Commentary 19 June 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic – an opportunity for policy entrepreneurs?
It has become something of a mantra that ‘things cannot be the same’ after the Coronavirus pandemic. This is partly because of a growing sense...
Commentary 17 June 2020
Building back better: the importance of a green stimulus
The Coronavirus pandemic-driven lockdown imposed across the UK has upended most aspects of day-to-day life. Whilst the economic cost of the lockdown is severe, one...
Commentary 12 June 2020
The role of Welsh local government in a post-Coronavirus world
The role that local government plays in the frontline provision of public services is highlighted and accentuated at times of crisis. Councils across Wales have...
Commentary 10 June 2020
Recovering from the Coronavirus pandemic: maintaining a legacy of volunteering
One of the few positive side effects of the pandemic has been the apparent eruption in volunteering we’ve seen across Welsh communities – both in...
Commentary 3 June 2020
Clapping after Coronavirus: The implications of the Coronavirus pandemic for health and social care workers
The Coronavirus pandemic has turned the world’s attention to the work of our carers. Each week, many of us have been clapping to recognise...
Commentary 27 May 2020
The implications of the Coronavirus pandemic for the Welsh economy
The Coronavirus pandemic is having a profound and unprecedented impact on the Welsh economy – an economy already weakened by retrenchment and austerity in the public...