Decades-long efforts in Vietnam to improve local governance have kept recorded coronavirus cases low.
Colombia lacks procedures for ensuring coordination among different levels of government.
Despite a robust regulatory scheme, Chilean officials struggle to follow experts and respond to COVID-19 effectively.
Self-interested and apathetic policies by its executive made Brazil one of the most infected countries in the world.
Democratic process and federalism concerns raise questions about the Swiss government’s COVID-19 policies.
Amid uncertainty, countries must learn from previous inadequacies in risk-based regulation and compliance measures.
Mexico’s citizens and economy suffer because the President failed to invoke the only constitutional tool to fight COVID-19.
Although Congress has failed to take big steps to ensure access to COVID-19 care, states are taking small but significant steps.
Executive and legislative branches of Spain’s government wield debatable legal authority in times of crisis.
Poor organizational choices have hampered the government’s management of COVID-19.
The Dutch need to coordinate their different regulatory and behavioral responses to tackle COVID-19.
Transparency, communication, and collaboration are the key weapons in the fight against COVID-19.