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COVID-19 information hub

As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread to many nations across the globe over the last weeks, it has become clear that the virus neither heeds national borders nor respects cultural differences. As a result, it is as a global community that we will overcome the pandemic’s challenge. Ca’ Foscari and its community thank everyone for doing their part, from governments to individuals, around the world.

This changes everything: how compounding COVID-19 and climate risks amplify financial shocks

A joint DEC and World Bank research project analyses the socio-economic and financial impact of COVID-19, and its interaction with climate change and financial risk, in developing countries, to inform economic policies for building resilience to future pandemics.

Kidney transplant, the cost of accounting for patients' preferences

Taking into account patients’ preferences can help speed up the organ allocation process and improve the life quality of the recipients, as shown by a joint study conducted by Ca’ Foscari University and the University of Padua.

New UNESCO Water Chair at Ca’ Foscari

The UNESCO Chair on Water Heritage and Sustainable Development will involve a team of geographers coordinated by prof. Francesco Vallerani and Eriberto Eulisse, respectively Full Professor and Technical Administrative Staff of the Department of Economics.