Oxford Review of Economic Policy volume 36, issue Supplement_1, PS281-S296 2020 DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/graa026 View full text
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François Gerard, Clément Imbert, Kate Orkin

Abstract: Abstract The public health response to COVID-19 in many countries has involved strict restrictions on movement and economic activity which threaten the livelihoods of economically vulnerable households. In response, governments are adopting emergency economic measures to provide households with some safety net. We provide an overview of the policies that could form a comprehensive social protection strategy in low-income and middle-income countries, with examples of specific policies that have b…

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