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Pandemic precarity and the complicated case of Maharashtra: Interrogating state capacity and its fault lines

The state of Maharashtra and the city of Mumbai have been referred to as the epidemic epicentre of India since the time of the plague of 1896 and influenza epidemic of 1918...

Pandemic Migrants COVID-19 vaccine
CEEG Seminar Series: The impact of COVID-19 on the nutrition of Mozambican families and children

On Wednesday 20 April 2022, 12:00-15:00 (UTC+2), Margherita Squarcina, PhD student at the University of Florence, will present her ongoing study entitled 'The impact of COVID-19 on the nutrition of Mozambican families and children'. The...

20 April 2022
Online, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Main Campus, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
In the media
Above or below the poverty line – research on shifts in global poverty picked up by development media COVID-19 Global poverty Precarity
Working Paper
COVID-19 and informal work: Degrees and pathways of impact in 11 cities around the world

This paper presents findings from two rounds (2020 and 2021) of a study on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on informal workers in 11 cities across five regions of the world (Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and North America)...

Informal economy Economic impact COVID-19
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Residual capacity and the political economy of pandemic response in Ghana

On the whole, poor countries in Africa and elsewhere seem to have weathered the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19) pandemic better than wealthier countries with superior healthcare systems...

COVID-19 State capacity Clientelism
Working Paper
The COVID-19 crisis and the South African informal economy: A stalled recovery

This paper seeks to identify the differentiated impacts of the crisis on specific groups of informal workers...

COVID-19 South Africa Informal
Journal Article
The impact of COVID-19 on consumption poverty in Mozambique

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | This study assesses the impact of COVID-19 on household consumption poverty. To predict changes in income and the associated effects on poverty, we rely on existing estimated macroeconomic impacts...

COVID-19 Poverty Inequality
COVID-19 in India: cases, deaths, and vaccinations

The Omicron variant resulted in a third major wave of Covid-19 in India, with the number of cases exceeding those in the second wave, albeit causing less severe illness on average...

COVID-19 India
The COVID-19 crisis, informal workers, and gender — understanding the intersections

The COVID-19 crisis — the pandemic, restrictions, and recession — has not been a grand leveler...

Equality and inequality COVID-19 Gender
Policy in the time of pandemic: Social transfers in South Africa during the coronavirus national lockdown, 2020

This case study details the policy choices and decisions of the South African government to provide economic relief, through social grants, to vulnerable South Africans and those resident in South Africa to enable them to withstand the effects of the...

COVID-19 Welfare Policy
Working Paper
The global inequality boomerang

This paper focuses on the past and potential future evolution of income (or consumption) inequality in the world over the period 1981–2040...

Global inequality COVID-19 Pandemic
CEEG Seminar Series: The economic recession in Mozambique

On Wednesday 23 February 2022, Michael Sambo, Researcher at IESE , will present a recent study entitled The economic recession in Mozambique: Was it COVID-19? – A look from the external sector . The seminar is part of the CEEG Seminar Series...

23 February 2022
Faculty of Economics, Auditorium University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Main Campus, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Journal Article
The role of automatic stabilizers and emergency tax–beneft policies during the COVID‑19 pandemic: Evidence from Ecuador

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | By combining household survey data before and during the COVID-19 pandemic with detailed tax-benefit simulations, this paper quantifies the distributional effects of COVID-19 in Ecuador and the role of tax-benefit poli...

COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Working Paper
Recovery with distress: unpacking COVID-19 impact on livelihoods and poverty in Bangladesh

The social and ecomomic impact of COVID-19 has been deep, wide-ranging, and multi-dimensional...

COVID-19 Livelihoods Informal
Journal Article
The macroeconomic impact of COVID-19 in Mozambique: A social accounting matrix approach

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | This study assesses the economic costs of COVID-19 and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique...

COVID-19 Multiplier analysis Social Accounting Matrix
In the media
SOUTHMOD study on the impact of COVID-19 in Africa gains attention in media and different outlets COVID-19 Africa Inequality
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