COVID-19

Social protection and the viral recession

So far, Australia’s help for people displaced, self-isolating or ill has been far from generous.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt, UNSW Business School.

With countries around the world closing their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak, JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School, addresses the impact of COVID-19 on globalisation.

Support for vulnerable reaches new low, survey finds.

A UNSW survey shows community services are already struggling with demand.

Qantas grounds international fleet at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney NSW.

The COVID-19 emergency has the potential to trigger the collapse of some airlines in Australia. But with its high ‘public good’ value, a future without Qantas is one we cannot afford, says Tim Harcourt.

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Getting vaccinated against the flu, washing your hands and social distancing are three ways you can help reduce the impact of both the flu and coronavirus.

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Workers further down supply chains are being left destitute and exposed to exploitation.

Commuters on a train in Melbourne wear a mask to protect themselves against COVID-19.

An Australian recession is likely to be part of a global slump, with some workers especially vulnerable, says a UNSW Economics expert.

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Professor of Educational Psychology Andrew Martin offers a five-point guide for educators in the face of COVID-19.

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UNSW academics assess the medical, economic and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Professor of Economics Gigi Foster, UNSW Business School.

Professor of Economics Gigi Foster from UNSW Business School provides her insights on a potential economic uptick as a result of COVID-19.

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