A thriving market solution for emissions may be on the way
To read the report, see “A blueprint for scaling voluntary carbon markets to meet the climate challenge,” January 29, 2021.
Prepandemic employment levels for the most vulnerable, especially American women, won’t return until after 2024
Female workers will remain the most vulnerable population in the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, as will workers who earn less than USD 25000 annually and those without high-school education in the US.
To read the article, see “Achieving an inclusive US economic recovery,” February 3, 2021
Domestic tourists are back inside mainland China
Since the spring, China’s domestic air travel has bounced back almost completely. Bookings at luxury and upper-tier hotels are up, along with an increase in travel by rail and sea.
To read the article, see “NEF Spotlight: Mapping the travel sector’s recovery,” January 26, 2021.
Latin American executives’ confidence in the economy drops
Across the private sector in Latin America, executives’ confidence dipped in January—a stark contrast to the more optimistic outlooks reported in December. OTo read the survey, see “The coronavirus effect on global economic sentiment,” January 29, 2021.ur new survey delves into the reasons why they now expect decreases in both demand and profits within the next six months.
To read the survey, see “The coronavirus effect on global economic sentiment,” January 29, 2021.
From here to there: How Brazil and other countries deliver pandemic benefits
COVID-19 has been a tough, real-life stress test for government disbursement schemes. We assessed their health on six dimensions across seven countries. Click through the interactive to learn more about each country’s programmes.
To read the article, see “COVID-19: Making the case for robust digital financial infrastructure,” January 26, 2021.
In this common operating model of COVID-19-vaccine delivery in the United States, we highlight critical risk areas in every stage of the deployment process. Click through the interactive to learn more about what can go wrong in every stage of the delivery path and how breakdowns can shut down the entire system.