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COVID-19: Multifaceted Impacts

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created an unprecedented global public health emergency. The crisis also has important implications for the economy, climate change, and political-action. This section will highlight several of these interacting factors as presented by Alliance network professors, doctors, and researchers.

Please visit the University’s COVID-19 website for up-to-date information for the entire Columbia community.

What it's like being a New York ER doctor during this pandemic

Craig Spencer is director of global health in emergency medicine at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

The economy will only restart 'once the pandemic is under control': Nobel prize winning economist

Joseph Stiglitz, former chief economist at World Bank and former chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss the measures taken to stabilize the global economy amid the COVID-19 outbreak. He stresses the concern of not enough medical equipment to respond effectively.

WHO covid-19
ER doctor and Ebola survivor to Trump: Build World Health Organization, don't tear it down

Amid coronavirus, we need WHO more than ever. We should be strengthening, not diminishing, our ability to shorten this pandemic, and prevent the next.

Dr. Craig Spencer: Opinion contributor

India Covid-19
COVID-19. The Situation in India. Interview

Christophe Jaffrelot is interviewed by Corinne Deloy, CERI on the situation in India.

Critique and Praxis
Stopping COVID-19 is a Danger to our Freedoms

Bernard Harcourt is interviewed by Laure Daussy on his new book and the implications the COVID-19 response has on freedoms.

India, the Drama of Containment
India, the Drama of Containment

Christophe Jaffrelot speaks on Cultures Monde 

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University Professor and Nobel Prize Laureate, was Alliance Visiting Professor at Sciences Po Paris this fall. In this interview, he talks about his academic career and one of the fundamental concerns that runs through his life: combating inequality.

Joint Projects Research Features

Please join us in congratulating the selected Visiting Professors for the 2020 - 2021 academic year.

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