Hankla on Government Efficiency in Handling COVID-19

Posted On May 9, 2020
In a recent article published by The Conversation, Dr. Charles Hankla, Assistant Professor of Political Science, asked: “What do the countries that have dealt effectively with COVID-19 have in common?”
Based on his recent research, he provided an answer: “The countries best able to provide local public goods – including primary health care, critical during a pandemic – are not those that are most centralized. Rather, they are ones that strike “a fine balance” between the powers of central governments and those at the state and local level.”
Click here to read his full insight.