COVID-19

Regulating Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Responding to COVID-19 Without Public Trust

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

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.

Can States Close Churches Amid COVID-19?

Can States Close Churches Amid COVID-19?

Scholars address whether houses of worship are essential amid state social distancing orders.

Regulatory Uncertainty Over Emergency Powers in Switzerland

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

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 Untimely Fight Against Coronavirus

Mexico’s citizens and economy suffer because the President failed to invoke the only constitutional tool to fight COVID-19.

COVID-19 and Access to Medical Care in the United States

COVID-19 and Access to Medical Care in the United States

Although Congress has failed to take big steps to ensure access to COVID-19 care, states are taking small but significant steps.

Rationing Scarce Medical Resources

Rationing Scarce Medical Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic raises questions about how decision-makers should distribute medical resources.

Reforming Blood Donation in the Age of COVID-19

Reforming Blood Donation in the Age of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic prompts reforms of blood donation standards for gay men.

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Executive and legislative branches of Spain’s government wield debatable legal authority in times of crisis.

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

Poor organizational choices have hampered the government’s management of COVID-19.

The Disjointed Dutch Policies to Fight COVID-19

The Disjointed Dutch Policies to Fight COVID-19

The Dutch need to coordinate their different regulatory and behavioral responses to tackle COVID-19.