The DFID COVID-19 Economic Advisory Group provides advice to support DFID during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Advisory Group supports DFID’s response to the COVID-19 crisis across developing countries with evidence-based discussions around key policy response areas. It will provide a responsive forum for key emerging policy issues, with a focus on the economic implications.
The Advisory Group is co-chaired by Rachel Glennerster, DFID Chief Economist, and Jonathan Leape, IGC Executive Director. The group of leading experts is convened by IGC and consists of international experts engaged in COVID-19 crisis.
The Advisory Panel held its first meeting in April 2020 and will meet approximately every two weeks. Meetings agendas will respond to issues that have been raised by DFID where the group can offer advice.
Papers discussed at the meetings include: