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    Dominique van der Mensbrugghe

    Dominique van der Mensbrugghe is Research Professor and Director of the Center for Global Trade Analysis (GTAP) at Purdue University. Prior to joining Purdue, he worked at a trio of international agencies—Senior Economist and Team Leader of the Global Perspectives Studies Team at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Lead Economist in the...

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    Mattia Fracchia

    Mattia is a PhD candidate at Nova School of Business and Economics and a member of NOVAFRICA

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    The impact of COVID-19 in India and pathways to recovery

    The ongoing COVID-19 health crisis has affected lives across the world and caused a massive economic shock. India imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the world to limit virus transmission, which led to severe economic losses. The full impact of the economic crisis on households, labour markets, health, and wellbeing is still difficult to predict as the ongoing crisis...

    5–7 May 2021

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    Anjali Thomas

    Anjali Thomas is an Associate Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and Director of the Nunn School Program in Global Development. Her research focuses on the political economy of development, and employs quantitative analyses of data derived from India and other developing country contexts.

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    The impact of COVID-19 and flexible credit on SMEs: Evidence from Uganda

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engines of the Ugandan economy, comprising over 90 % of the private sector, according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, 2011. This project will re-survey a sample of 2,400 SMEs in Uganda with the purpose of: Better understand the long-term consequences of increased flexibility in loan repayments, in particular: does...

    9 Apr 2021 | Selim Gulesci, Miri Stryjan, Andreas Madestam, Francesco Loiacono

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    Miri Stryjan

    Miri Stryjan is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the Aalto University School of Business - Helsinki Graduate School of Economics. She conducts research development economics, political economics and applied microeconomics with a regional focus on East Africa.  

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    Growth reset: Renewing focus on sustainability in developing countries

    The planet had already warmed by around 1.2°C since pre-industrial times when the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. This led to an unprecedented drop in human and economic activity and has evolved from a major public health crisis to also become a major socio-economic crisis. A year into the pandemic, countries are aiming to ‘build back...

    28 April 2021