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WIDER-Webinar-image from UNDP-Bangladesh-COVID19 Daria Taglioni on international trade and supply chains post COVID-19
24 November 2020 16:0017:00
Open for registration
Annual Lecture
AL24 event image UN at 75: slow death or new direction?
26 October 2020 17:3019:00
Open for registration
Towards UN LDC5: Recovery from COVID-19
21 October 2020 15:0023 October 2020 16:30
Open for registration
WIDER-Webinar-image from UNDP-Bangladesh-COVID19 Funda Ustek-Spilda on fair work in the gig economy after COVID-19
29 September 2020
Past event
Working Paper
The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918–20: An interpretative survey in the time of COVID-19

The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-20—commonly known as the Spanish flu—infected over a quarter of the world’s population and killed over 50 million people...

Spanish flu COVID-19 pandemic
Call for participation: Life with Corona survey round 2 COVID-19 Trust pandemic
Decent work and COVID-19 – it’s time for a just deal for all workers

Seven months into the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19, we already see significant effects on employment and earnings worldwide...

Decent Work Informality COVID-19
Graduating in the shadow of the pandemic: The impact of COVID-19 on the transition of young Mozambicans from school to work

Since appearing in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the world into an unprecedented health and socioeconomic crisis...

school -to-work transitions Labour market Education
Working Paper
Data, global development, and COVID-19: Lessons and consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic holds at least seven lessons for the relationship between data-driven decision making, the use of artificial intelligence, and development...

data science data artificial intelligence
Do we have the right balance?: Aggregate population health and COVID-19

The world has been shaken by unprecedented efforts in the name of public health. But, efforts to arrest COVID-19 were not initially formulated with a comprehensive view of the public health in mind ...

COVID-19 Global health Aggregate population health
Five ways coronavirus is deepening global inequality

Before coronavirus, inequality was already increasing in many parts of the developing world . But the pandemic is going to greatly heighten existing economic and social inequalities...

COVID-19 Inequality Decent Work
Background Note
COVID-19 and employment: Insights from the sub-Saharan African experience

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic poses important risks for people’s health and economic wellbeing...

COVID-19 Employment informal poor
Beyond lockdown: rebuilding the social contract

Continued lockdown measures are straining the social contract between citizens and governments...

social unrest lockdown measures lockdown policies
The labour market implications of COVID-19 for Bangladeshi women

With the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bangladesh on 8 March 2020 and the initiation of a lockdown on 26 March 2020, 1 the livelihoods of a significant number of people were under serious threat — with women most likely to suffer the wors...

COVID-19 Gender inequality Labour force participation
The debate around intellectual property rights and the COVID-19 vaccine

The most effective way to fight COVID-19 is by vaccinating against infection. But once the vaccine is developed, how can it be distributed across the world’s population?...

COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property rights
Is COVID-19 really an exogenous shock?

"We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." – Albert Einstein Economists invariably divide shocks into two types: endogenous and exogenous...

COVID-19 Economics shocks
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