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IGC COVID-19 guidance note: containment strategies and support for vulnerable households

Leape, Jonathan (2020) IGC COVID-19 guidance note: containment strategies and support for vulnerable households. . International Growth Centre, London, UK.

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Abstract

Policymakers across the developing world are facing the need to make rapid decisions on their COVID-19 response with little available data or guidance. IGC is working to support these decision-making processes by increasing the supply of data and distilling relevant policy guidance. We are launching a large collaborative data collection effort to provide policymakers with access to the best available data on the spread of the virus and its evolving economic impact so that the policy responses can be tailored to the local context and capacity and adjusted in real time. We are also drawing on the expertise of researchers in economics, development and health to set out provisional guidance based on the limited evidence available so far. This policy guidance reflects our current thinking. It is a living document that will be updated as new evidence becomes available.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: https://www.theigc.org/covid-19/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: Economics
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 05 May 2020 14:30
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104225

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