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COVID-19
Conference
a health worker, in action at the Mpilo Central Hospita - KB Mpofu / ILO COVID-19 and development - effects and new realities for the Global South
6 September 2021 09:008 September 2021 19:00
Online
Seminar
WIDER-Webinar-image from UNDP-Bangladesh-COVID19 Bruno Martorano on protests and social mobilization during the COVID-19 pandemic
27 April 2021 16:0017:00
Online, Helsinki
Open for registration
Blog
Ghana's lockdown hit vulnerable workers hard: What needs to happen next time

Coronavirus lockdowns brought the world to a standstill. Rules on hygiene and social distancing have reshaped daily life, schools and businesses had been closed, and gatherings banned...

COVID-19 Lockdown Employment
Blog
Ecuador’s social protection system failed during the pandemic: It needs a rethink

Household incomes in Ecuador were badly hit by the pandemic, despite the government’s emergency grant to families...

COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Report
How COVID-19 is affecting workers and their livelihoods in urban Ghana: Results from the GSPS-COVID panel survey

This survey is a collaborative project conducted by researchers of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghan...

COVID-19 Survey data Employment
Working Paper
Do pandemics lead to rebellion? Policy responses to COVID-19, inequality, and protests in the USA

This paper analyses how inequality across counties in the United States of America has shaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the incidence of protests...

COVID-19 Lockdown protest
Working Paper
The livelihood impacts of COVID-19 in urban South Africa: A view from below

This paper investigates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and related policy measures on livelihoods in urban South Africa...

COVID-19 Welfare dynamics Lockdown
Working Paper
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the poor: Insights from the Hrishipara diaries

In this paper, we examine the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the livelihoods of the poor. We use an unusually rich data set from a ‘financial diaries’ study known as the Hrishipara Daily Diaries Project...

COVID-19 Lockdown Livelihoods
Seminar
WIDER-Webinar-image from UNDP-Bangladesh-COVID19 François Bourguignon on COVID-19 and inequality
23 February 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
News
Life with Corona survey is now available in 27 languages

Life with Corona survey has been tracking the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 around the world for almost a year now. Tens of thousands of people have already contributed their views. The online questionnaire takes just 10 minutes to...

COVID-19
Presentation
SOUTHMOD presented at a UNU-WIDER conference

UNU-WIDER organized a two-day online conference on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Africa on 11-12 February 2021. The preliminary results of an ongoing SOUTHMOD study were presented on the second day of the conference. The conference Development...

12 February 2021
Online, Helsinki
Past event
Conference
Development challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
11 February 202112 February 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
What does COVID-19 mean for Africa?: Challenges, but also opportunities

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an exceptional social and economic crisis all over the world, with Africa among the hardest-hit regions. What are the most acute challenges facing the continent during and after the pandemic?...

COVID-19 Africa Africa's Economic Development
Working Paper
The labour market impact of COVID-19 lockdowns: Evidence from Ghana

In this paper, we provide causal evidence of the impact of stringent lockdown policies on labour market outcomes at both the extensive and intensive margins, using Ghana as a case study...

COVID-19 Lockdown Employment
Research Brief
The role of tax and benefit policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Journal Article
Health-system equity, egalitarian democracy and COVID-19 outcomes: An empirical analysis

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spate of studies showing a close connection between inequitable access to health care, welfare services and adverse outcomes from the pandemic...

COVID-19 Healthcare Healthcare access
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