Tag Archives: Covid-19

International Migration Outlook 2020

The OECD has recently published the “International Migration Outlook 2020.” The report analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on the impact of migration on the structural …
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The Post-COVID-19 Financial System

The World Economic Forum has just published the white paper: “The Post-COVID-19 Financial System.” The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a rapid transformation of the global financial system: Businesses, small and large, needed almost-instant liquidity, individuals embraced digital and contactless offerings at unprecedented rates, and governments were looking to disperse enormous aid packages to businesses and …
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Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune

The Poverty and Shared Prosperity series provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity. For more than two decades, extreme poverty was steadily declining. Now, for the first time in a generation, the quest to end poverty has suffered its worst setback. Poverty and …
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COVID-19 and E-commerce: Findings from a Survey of Online Consumers in 9 Countries

UNCTAD is the part of the United Nations Secretariat that deals with trade, investment, and development issues. Through its E-Commerce and Digital Economy Programme, UNCTAD is uniquely placed to address the cross-cutting development implications of e-commerce and digitalization. This survey, conducted by UNCTAD and Observatory NetComm Suisse, in collaboration with NIC.br, Apertamente and Inveon, brings …
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UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa Report 2020

In the aftermath of the current coronavirus disease pandemic, African countries will need to intensify their resource mobilization efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The multidisciplinary methodology adopted in the “Economic Development in Africa Report 2020: Tackling Illicit Financial Flows for Sustainable Development in Africa” is geared towards tackling the relationship between …
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Living, Working and COVID-19

This report presents the findings of the Living, working and COVID-19 e-survey, carried out by Eurofound to capture the far-reaching implications of the pandemic for the way people live and work across Europe. The survey was fielded online, among respondents who were reached via Eurofound’s stakeholders and social media advertising. Two rounds of the e-survey …
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The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19

The World Bank has recently published “The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19”. This report presents an update to the Human Capital Index (HCI), using the most recent health and education data available as of 2020. It documents new evidence on trends over time in the HCI, examples of …
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Latest Interim OECD Economic Outlook – Coronavirus: Living with Uncertainty

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to threaten jobs, businesses and the health and well-being of millions amid exceptional uncertainty, building confidence will be crucial to ensure that economies recover and adapt, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. After an unprecedented collapse in the first half of the year, economic output recovered swiftly following …
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Housing and Inclusive Growth

The OECD has just published the report: “Housing and Inclusive Growth.” Housing is key to inclusive growth. It is the biggest spending item of household budgets, the main driver of wealth accumulation and biggest source of debt for most households. Housing and the neighbourhood in which people live also have important implications for individual health, …
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Welcome Back to the Library – Ready. Safe. Go.

We are pleased to announce that we’ve reopened, with our regular schedule for professors, staff, and students starting or recommencing their programs. See our Library Hours. At IESE we’re prepared, safe and ready to meet again. At the Library we have introduced a series of measures to maintain cleanliness and foster social distancing: Reduced capacity. …
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