News coverage, academic research and more on the coronavirus pandemic from experts at The Pearson Institute.

The Hindu


Poverty rose but income inequality fell

There are signs that this pandemic has not followed the usual script — of the poor bearing the brunt of the pain.

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The Guardian


A tale of two Covid Americas: can the US unite behind a pandemic strategy?

As health authorities brace for another coronavirus wave, the US is still deeply divided over its pandemic future – even as most states relax restrictions.

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The Indian Express


The pandemic's income inequality surprise

As social mobility rose, income inequality fell below pre-pandemic level.

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