The COVID crisis was uniquely wide-ranging and systemic – and requires a comparable model of inquiry. A non-traditional, ‘whole of society’ approach would recognise the need to hear from everyone, and to explore the complex dynamics of the pandemic at many levels. By Geoff Mulgan
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How should we address the many social inequalities amplified by COVID-19? The case for social multipliers
Geoff Mulgan offers a policy-focused response to IPPO’s Action On Inequalities event, which saw several hundred policymakers, researchers and practitioners brainstorm how to tackle the many inequalities that COVID-19 has exacerbated
Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren’t we mapping it at an organisational level?
Mental health is nearly always seen as an individual issue requiring individual solutions – yet in reality, it’s as much a problem for groups and organisations. One legacy of COVID-19 could be a revolution in how we measure mental health
The recent IPPO-Economics Observatory roundtable on adult training brought specialists and policymakers from all UK nations together to discuss how bridging skills mismatches would aid recovery. Here are the key action points that emerged
The dilemma of opening up: a rapid call for evidence on the issue of vaccine passports and unequal freedoms
Over the next few months, every country will face a common and tricky challenge: how do you open up in ways that recognise that some of your population have had the vaccine, and so should arguably be treated differently from those who haven’t?
Roundtable report: using evidence to tackle the long-term causes of homelessness in more systemic ways
In the second of IPPO’s policy roundtables, we discussed the future of homelessness in each UK nation in light of the dramatic interventions around the world during COVID-19