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Journal Article
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the poor: Insights from the Hrishipara diaries

We examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the livelihoods of the poor in a semi-rural setting in Bangladesh...

COVID-19 Lockdown Livelihoods
Workshop
Carlos Gradín at the UN-ESCAP Expert Group Meetings on Building Forward Fairer

The United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) holds a 3-day virtual conference to convene experts on social and economic policy for an inclusive recovery and inclusive development. The Expert Group Meetings invite...

3 December 2021
Online, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Project workshop
COVID-19 impact and policy response across Indian States

The researchers under this component of The state and statebuilding in the Global South – international and local interactions project meet to discuss ongoing research on 'COVID-19 and the state —comparative experiences in the Global...

2 December 20213 December 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Blog
Efforts to protect the poor during COVID: How five African countries fared

The number of people living in poverty around the world is estimated to have increased by half a billion people due to the COVID-19 crisis...

COVID-19 Sub-Saharan Africa Tax-benefit policy
Project workshop
COVID-19 and the State —comparative experiences in the Global South
22 November 202123 November 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Blog
Dr Pia Rattenhuber on inequality in crises — an interview

How do crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic influence inequality and the other way around? This year’s UN Day Dresden put a spotlight on “ Inequalities in Crises ”...

Inequality COVID-19 Crisis
Working Paper
COVID-19 in Central America: effects of firm resilience and policy responses on employment

With data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey, this paper examines how firm-level resilience capabilities interact with government support in the reduction of lay-offs among formal firms in Central America...

Capabilities Resilience COVID-19
Policy seminar
Distributional Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Zambia
14 October 2021
Sarovar Premiere Hotel, online, Lusaka, Zambia
Past event
News
Press Release: New UN study reveals limited impact of tax and social protection policies in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Africa SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Blog
3 presentations, 9 takeaways on the long-term impact of COVID-19 on learning and how education systems can respond
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On the third day of the annual UNU-WIDER Conference on 8 September, RISE presented findings from three studies on COVID-19's impact on education systems ...

COVID-19 WIDER Development Conference
Policy Brief
Limited impact of the tax-benefit system in Tanzania during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Blog
COVID-19 and the Global South — From crisis response to sustainable development

Around the world, the pandemic, and the measures taken to address it, have had far reaching effects on poverty, inequality, and governance...

COVID-19 WIDER Development Conference
Policy Brief
Distributional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Policy Brief
Distributional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Policy Brief
The role of tax-benefit policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 in Mozambique COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Blog
Working together to better understand how COVID-19 affects poverty and inequality

In summer 2020 the SOUTHMOD team set out, with partners, to analyse the impact of government policies on protecting households from getting poorer and avoiding societies from becoming more unequal...

COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
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