Within five thematic policy tracks, we have provided potential policy concerns that your team may choose to address. We encourage you to be creative in your confrontation of policy challenges spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific sub-tracks will be released at the beginning on the hackathon.
Track 1: Fiscal and Monetary Policy
What fiscal and monetary policy should financial institutions around the world pursue to sustain economic recovery and balanced growth in the aftermath of COVID-19?
Track 2: International Trade and Development
What vulnerabilities in the current system of international trade and aid were revealed by COVID-19, and what policy changes should be made to resolve them?
Track 3: Climate Change and Sustainability
With the COVID-19 pandemic presenting a novel opportunity for the world to shift its resource consumption trajectory, what actions can be taken to create a sustainable future?
Track 4: Public Health and Welfare
What methods can be employed to help improve public health, particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic has taken such a large toll via both infections and the need for isolation?
Track 5: Education and Future of Work
Given the shifts in tools and human capital that have occurred since the COVID-19 pandemic began, how, where, and when should people work and learn in the post-pandemic era?