Janet Yellen Calls on G-20 to Take Action

Janet Yellen’s G-20 letter served as an urgent call for a multilateral effort to tackle key issues. The primary focus was to call on countries to act quickly on COVID-19, stating that a global vaccination effort is the strongest stimulus the global economy could receive. She also suggested that the IMF allocate SDRs to enhance liquidity for low-income countries.

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Do Richer Lives Matter More? Vaccine Rollout Reveals Global Inequity

Do the lives of citizens in richer countries matter more? Certainly most would say that of course not, that in fact all human lives are equally precious. The COVID-19 Pandemic, particularly the allocation of vaccines, is testing the lengths to which richer nations adhere to this ideal.

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