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Why airlines that can pivot to ultra-long-haul flights will succeed in the post-coronavirus era

This article by Linus Bauer was originally published in The Conversation. Coronavirus sent shockwaves through the aviation industry. Liquidity-strapped airlines across the world have been sent into administration or part government ownership following global lockdowns and a massive reduction in air travel. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) predicts the airline sector is heading for a US$84 billion…

SCDI plan for Scotland’s Green Recovery

The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) have developed a plan for Scotland’s Green Recovery from the COVID-19 crisis with our Clean Growth Leadership Group and our members. It has 12 big ideas for how we kick-start the Scottish economy, create new green jobs and accelerate our progress to net-zero. It contains four fundamental principles: Impact –…

India’s turning point: An economic agenda to spur growth and jobs

This Report was produced by Mckinsey & Company. The article below published by Mckinsey & Company provides a synopsis of the full report. India is at a decisive point in its journey toward prosperity. The economic crisis sparked by COVID-19 could spur reforms that return the economy to a high-growth track and create gainful jobs for…

Playing a long game on Hong Kong

This article by Kurt W. Tong was originally published by the Brookings Institution as part of its Global China series. “On Hong Kong’s return from British to Chinese sovereignty in July 1997, Fortune magazine famously ran a cover story titled “The Death of Hong Kong.” Just as famously, over the subsequent two decades Hong Kong…

The happy classroom: Insights from our study of schools in Delhi, India

This blog was originally published by the Brooking Institution and was written byEsther Care, Vishal Talreja, Aynur Gul Sahin, and Sreehari Ravindranath. It is a summary of the new report, “Development of student and teacher measures of Happiness Curriculum factors.” “Knowing if you are happy from within or not is very important because, when your actions are driven…

What makes Asia−Pacific’s Generation Z different?

Gen Zers (born 1996–2012) in the Asia–Pacific region aren’t like their older siblings. By 2025, the group will make up a quarter of the Asia–Pacific (APAC) region’s population—the same as millennials (born 1980–1995). And as Gen Zers mature, they will make and spend more money. Although Gen Zers share many qualities with millennials, it’s wrong…

Reimagining the postpandemic workforce

As the pandemic begins to ease, many companies are planning a new combination of remote and on-site working, a hybrid virtual model in which some employees are on premises, while others work from home. The new model promises greater access to talent, increased productivity for individuals and small teams, lower costs, more individual flexibility, and…

How well is India responding to COVID 19?

India started a phased reopening of its economy, after 10 weeks of lockdown. The country is trying to balance attempts to revive the economy while dealing with increasing caseloads and new hotspots. On June 30, official COVID 19 cases stood at over 585,000, and more than 17,500 deaths. While recovery rates have improved to 60 percent…