This issue covers a wide range of topics in the field of economics and public policy.
The first paper, Regulatory reform and the regulatory state in the post-COVID-19 world, reviews the regulatory state theory and its evolvement during history, then discusses its development in the post Covid-19 era. The second paper, Pandemic waves, government response, and bank stock returns: evidence from 36 countries, examines the effect of Covid-19 number of cases as well as governmental interventions on bank stock returns, and concluded that while Covid-19 negatively affects the bank stock returns, governmental interventions can mitigate this consequence, besides curbing the spread of the virus. Moving forward from the topic of COVID-19, the paper, An analysis of the linkages among fiscal vulnerability, financial stress and macroeconomic policies: an econometric study, constructs an index of fiscal vulnerability, an index of financial stress, and an index of macroeconomic policies, then investigates the relationship among these three indexes in the context of Pakistan. The next paper, Incomes, employment and gender roles: understanding women's intrahousehold decision-making participation in Nicaragua, explores the nexus between married women's intrahousehold decision-making participation. It also highlights the role of martial gender in this regard. The last paper, Asymmetric effects of global uncertainty: the socioeconomic and environmental vulnerability of developing countries, investigates the change in the domestic socioeconomic, and environmental vulnerability under the volatility of global uncertainty in 54 developing countries.
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