Archive of articles and papers on poverty during the Covid-19 pandemic

01 December 2020
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The following is a list of papers and articles OPHI collated during the 2020 wave of the Covid-10 pandemic. 

Selected papers relevant for multidimensional poverty measurement

Gonzales, R. et al. (2020). ‘Work-Related and Personal Predictors of COVID-19 Transmission’, Preliminary Briefing. 
The Lancet ‘Redefining vulnerability in the era of COVID-19’, Vol. 395, No. 10230, P1089, 04 April 2020.
Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission Study Group (2020). ‘NCDI Poverty Commission: bridging a gap in universal health coverage for the poorest billion’, The Lancet,  September 14 2020.
Paris 21‘Combating covid-19 with data: What role for National statistical systems?’, Policy Brief, 14 April 2020.
Paris 21‘Addressing COVID-19: How are national statistical offices in low- and middle-income countries doing?’, Board Meeting 7–8 April 2020.
PCUP‘Covid-19 y Pobreza multidimensional en el Perú’, editorial, 19 April 2020.
UNICEF‘COVID-19 Pandemic and implementation of MICS’, News, 31 March 2020. 
Tavares, F. and Betti, G. (2020). ‘Vulnerability poverty and COVID-19 risk factors and deprivations in Brazil’, Preliminary Briefing.

Selected articles on poverty and poverty reduction

Sen, A. (2020). ‘ A better society can emerge from the lockdowns’, Financial Times, 15. April 2020.
Abi-Habib, M. (2020). ‘Millions had risen out of poverty: Coronavirus Is pulling them back’, The New York Times, 30 April 2020.
The Economist (2020). ‘The great reversal’, 23 May 2020.
Save the Children (2020). ‘Protect a Generation: The impact of COVID-19 on children’s lives’ September 2020.  
The Economist (2020). ‘From plague to penury: The pandemic is plunging millions back into extreme poverty’, 26 September 2020. 
The Economist (2020). ‘Fall out from covid-19 will swell the ranks of the global poor’, 17 November 2020.