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Why all countries should contribute to ending global poverty

In 1969, richer countries agreed to commit 0.7% of their gross national income to international development aid...

Global poverty Aid policy
Blog
Poverty and the pandemic in the Pacific
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COVID-19 has had a far greater economic impact than health impact on Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Pacific...

COVID-19 Pandemic Global poverty
Blog
The end of poverty postponed?: Over a billion people living in poverty and a $500 million per day loss of income for the poorest people in the world could soon be reality

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate headlines as the death toll rises and economies falter...

COVID-19 Global poverty Poverty and consumption
Working Paper
Precarity and the pandemic: COVID-19 and poverty incidence, intensity, and severity in developing countries

This paper makes a set of estimates for the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on poverty incidence, intensity, and severity in developing countries and on the distribution of global poverty...

COVID-19 Crisis Global poverty
Working Paper
COVID-19 and global poverty: Are LDCs being left behind?

This paper provides a preliminary assessment of COVID-19’s impact on global poverty in the light of the IMF’s April 2020 growth forecasts...

COVID-19 Global poverty Least Developed Countries
Working Paper
Estimates of the impact of COVID-19 on global poverty

In this paper we make estimates of the potential short-term economic impact of COVID-19 on global monetary poverty through contractions in per capita household income or consumption...

Global poverty COVID-19 SDGs
Blog
South Asia: how to ensure progress on reducing poverty isn't reversed by coronavirus

South Asia accounted for nearly two-fifths of the world’s poor, nearly half of the world’s malnourished children and was home to the largest number of stunted children in 2015...

COVID-19 Global poverty
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