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CGR workshop: Measuring the Effects of Covid-19 on Poverty, Inequality and Mobility

When: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Online, Zoom

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The Research Circle for the Study of Inequality and Poverty (RCSIP) hosts its 8th workshop on poverty, inequality and mobility at the Centre for Globalisation Research on the 10th of June, 11am to 4pm, with a special theme, ‘Measuring the effects of Covid-19 on poverty, inequality and mobility’. Five international speakers will present papers discussing new research on the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns in developing and developed countries.

Please join us for the workshop at the following Zoom link:

https://qmul-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/89032581863

Watch it on Facebook Live: The workshop will be live streamed at the following public Facebook link (no log in details required):

https://www.facebook.com/rcsipeventslive/live_videos

Speakers

  • Vincenzo Salvucci, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. 

The impact of Covid-19 on consumption poverty in Mozambique, with Giulia Barletta, Finório Castigo, Eva-Maria Egger, Michael Keller and Finn Tarp 

  • Patrick Asuming, Department of Finance, University of Ghana Business School

The impact of Covid-19 on maternal health-seeking in Ghana,  with Deborah Gaisie, Caesar Agula and Ayaga Bawah

  • Sudha Narayanan, International Food Policy Research Institute, New Delhi.

Making way for the men: Gendered impacts of the Covid-19 lockdown on workfare guarantee in India, with Christian Oldiges and Shree Saha

  • Maria Emma Santos, Departamento de Economía, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina, and Oxford Poverty and Health Initiative, University of Oxford.

The Covid-19 crisis and lockdown measures: A portrait from a slum in urban Argentina, with Martin Jose Napal and Gimena Ramos.

  • Giorgia Menta, University of Luxembourg, Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

The effect of policy responses to Covid-19 on income changes and poverty

with Andrew Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosia and Anthony Lepinteur.