Development in the time of coronavirus

This page brings together commentary from our academics, students and alumni offering a development perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. 

15 Jul, 2021
'We can make progress on global poverty — in spite of Covid'. Sabina Alkire writes for the Financial Times
10 May, 2021
'"Each burning pyre is an unspeakable, screeching horror" – one researcher on the frontline of India’s COVID crisis'. DPhil Vyoma Dhar Sharma writes for the Conversation
10 May, 2021
'He let his beard grow and ignored the warnings. Now the Indians are gasping for oxygen, and a new danger threatens'. Nikita Sud quoted in Denmark's Berlingske (in Danish)
30 Apr, 2021
'Global populism: Big promises, poor pandemic results'. Nikita Sud quoted by Christian Science Monitor
25 Apr, 2021
'World's Biggest Covid Crisis Threatens Modi's Grip on India'. Nikita Sud quoted in Bloomberg article
10 Feb, 2021
'COVID vaccines: rich countries have bought more than they need – here’s how they could be redistributed'. Robin Cohen writes for the Conversation
04 Feb, 2021
'Class cancelled: how Covid school closures blocked routes out of poverty'. Young Lives research features in the Guardian
22 Sep, 2020
'Coronavirus India Update'. Nikita Sud spoke to BBC Hindi about India's informal economy under COVID, where the shock of the pandemic and lockdown has been felt most acutely.
16 Sep, 2020
'India overtakes Brazil to record second-biggest caseload'. Nikita Sud was interviewed by TRT World about India's twin economic and health crises
04 Sep, 2020
'NATO's digital public diplomacy during the time of COVID-19 pandemic'. Corneliu Bjola and Ilan Manor write for TPQ