Soft Regulation and Hard Compliance in Taiwan
The secret to Taiwan’s successful fight against COVID-19 is its people, not its government.
The Need for Global Protections Against Existential Risks
International collaborative mechanisms are needed to prepare for threats to human existence.
Did Japan’s Lenient Lockdown Conquer the Coronavirus?
Despite federal attempts to fight COVID-19, Japanese law prioritizes individual rights and regional autonomy.
Lessons From New Zealand’s COVID-19 Success
The United States might well have saved many lives by following New Zealand’s science-based playbook.
Italy’s Complex Legislative Framework Impairs its COVID-19 Response
Italy’s pandemic policies struggle with the same legislative and regulatory challenges as traditional laws.
Vietnam’s Astonishing Success at Curbing COVID-19 Outbreaks
Decades-long efforts in Vietnam to improve local governance have kept recorded coronavirus cases low.
Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response
Colombia lacks procedures for ensuring coordination among different levels of government.
Responding to COVID-19 Without Public Trust
Despite a robust regulatory scheme, Chilean officials struggle to follow experts and respond to COVID-19 effectively.
Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Caught Between Denialism and Technocratic Hubris
Self-interested and apathetic policies by its executive made Brazil one of the most infected countries in the world.
Regulatory Uncertainty Over Emergency Powers in Switzerland
Democratic process and federalism concerns raise questions about the Swiss government’s COVID-19 policies.
Regulatory Delivery Lessons From COVID-19 Responses
Amid uncertainty, countries must learn from previous inadequacies in risk-based regulation and compliance measures.
Mexico’s Untimely Fight Against Coronavirus
Mexico’s citizens and economy suffer because the President failed to invoke the only constitutional tool to fight COVID-19.