International Covid-19 Policy Research and Resources
Global Sources and COVID-19 Tracking
UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab
The UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab works on the emerging issues of knowledge co-production and its translation into inclusive and equity-weighted policies.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Statistical Insights: Small, Medium and Vulnerable. SMEs are particularly at risk of failure from prolonged coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown measures, and account for 75% of all jobs in directly affected sectors.
Africa Centre for Disease Control
The Global Health Network
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
- ECA COVID-19 Response
- The economic impact of COVID-19 on African cities likely to be acute through a sharp decline in productivity, jobs & revenues
Health Policy Watch
International Labour Organisation
The Global Health Network
UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
World Economic Forum
- Global attitudes to COVID-19 pandemic and response
- Recommendations on privacy and data protection in the fight against COVID-19
- COVID-19, digital inclusion and online education: APO Digital Inclusion Collection Brief April 2020
- What will the airline industry look like post COVID-19? Why the era of cheap flights might be over
- Fix housing and you’ll reduce risks of coronavirus and other disease in remote Indigenous communities
- Working from home: opportunities and risks
- Community services responses to COVID-19
- Indigenous Australians and the COVID-19 crisis: perspectives on public policy
- COVID-19 toolkit
- School closures will increase inequality unless urgent action closes the digital divide
- Digital inclusion and COVID-19: CSI response
- COVID-19: The politics of economics and adjustment: Hard exit
- COVID-19: The politics of economics and adjustment: The psychology of panic buying
- COVID-19: The politics of economics and adjustment: Bring manufacturing back!
- Leading in a Crisis: Using adaptive leadership to shape the COVID-19 crisis response
- Leading in a crisis: Strategic crisis leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Coronavirus: Where to get reliable information on COVID-19 in Australia and New Zealand
- Reducing the psychological impact of quarantine: a guide for managers
- Leading in a crisis: Committing to clear crisis communications
- WHAT CAN THE POLICY SCIENCES TELL US ABOUT COVID-19?
VOX CEPR Policy Portal
- The large and unequal impact of COVID-19 on workers
- The European response to the Covid-19 crisis: A pragmatic proposal
- Repair and reconstruct: A Recovery Initiative
- The underpinnings of Sweden’s permissive COVID regime
- COVID-19: Job displacement in emerging markets
Coronavirus disease COVID-19 – Public Health Agency of Canada
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) – Canada Revenue Agency
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) – Canada Revenue Agency
Canada and Australia: A tale of two COVID-19 responses – The Globe and Mail
United States of America
- Contact-tracing apps are political
Americas Society/Council of the Americas
The Global Health Network
World Economic Forum
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Development Programme
Global attitudes to COVID-19 pandemic and response
The Australia Institute’s International & Security Affairs Program surveyed nationally representative samples of people in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy and South Korea about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Which COVID-19 models should we use to make policy decisions?
A new process to harness multiple disease models for outbreak management has been developed by an international team of researchers. The team will immediately implement the process to help inform policy decisions for the COVID-19 outbreak.
Study accurately tracks COVID-19 spread with big data
Researchers have developed a new method to accurately track the spread of COVID-19 using population flow data, and establishing a new risk assessment model to identify high-risk locales of COVID-19 at an early stage, which serves as a valuable toolkit to public health experts and policy makers in implementing infectious disease control during new outbreaks.
The economic impact of COVID-19 on African cities likely to be acute through a sharp decline in productivity, jobs & revenues
As part of its analysis to inform COVID-19 policy responses, the Economic Commission for Africa, is calling for adequate consideration of the vulnerability of city economies as African governments consolidate efforts and define stimulus measures to mitigate national and regional economic impacts.
Navigating the clean energy transition during the COVID-19 crisis
:In a Commentary published April 29 in the journal Joule, energy and climate policy researchers in Switzerland and Germany provide a framework for responsibly and meaningfully integrating policies supporting the clean energy transition into the COVID-19 response in the weeks, months, and years to come.
COVID-19: Exposing & Exacerbating Global Inequality
As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds and the global economy grinds to a halt, how has this pandemic exposed inequalities in access to medical care, employment, and countries’ abilities to protect their citizens?
Gender Equality is a Key Factor for Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Growth: Alicia Bárcena
“The future post COVID-19 needs women,” ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed during a virtual seminar organized by UN Women on domestic violence in the context of the current crisis.
During coronavirus, we need social sciences and humanities more than ever. This is why
To really understand how this pandemic is impacting all of us, and what we can do about it, we should look to social sciences, humanities and the arts. These areas have a lot to offer in the time of coronavirus — in ways that might surprise you.
The ABCs of the post-COVID economic recovery
World Health Assembly Resolution On COVID-19 Response: The Stark Choices Faced In A Polarized World Of Global Health
As the 73rd World Health Assembly approaches, the European Union-sponsored draft resolution on the COVID-19 response is gathering steam and storm as it rolls closer to the planned opening of the Assembly on 18 May – with far less clarity about how it might actually hit the shores of the public debate.
Rare, Severe COVID-19-Associated Illness Reported In UK and US Children
A rare, severe inflammatory illness – largely believed to be associated with COVID-19 – is putting children in ICUs in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Mexico’s COVID-19 distance education program compels a re-think of the country’s future of education
Brookings Institute – Because of their physical distance from schools and gender norms that keep them at home, Mexico’s rural indigenous girls are in great need of distance education programs that can be consumed safely during the coronavirus pandemic. María Cristina Osorio Vázquez highlights several red flags that must be addressed to ensure effective learning.
What Is Next for Online Learning During and After COVID-19
While there will be an announcement at some point about a gradual return to “normal”, it will in fact be some time before any semblance of normal is the reality. As a result, faculty, instructors, colleges, universities, and other education and training providers must prepare for a prolonged period of teaching online.