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OECD fears long term economic losses of 1.5% of GDP – Development finance and Corona recovery, by UN ­­– I “Greenness” recovery policies, 8 to 14 September 2020

OECD fears long term economic losses of 1.5% of GDP  | Development finance and Corona recovery, by UN | I “Greenness” recovery policies ­­

OECD fears long term economic losses of 1.5% of GDP due to school closures and related skill losses, see OECD report: http://www.oecd.org/education/The-economic-impacts-of-coronavirus-covid-19-learning-losses.pdf

A proposed Corona economic recovery index for countries: https://pressclub.ch/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Horizon-COVID-Recovery-Index-2020_Report-v2.pdf

Development finance and Corona recovery, by UN: https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/part_i-_executive_summary_menu_of_options_financing_for_development_covid19.pdf

~50% of urban workers in India had no income during the lockdown: https://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cepcovid-19-008.pdf

Resilience to Corona crisis in the EU:https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/strategic_foresight_report_2020_1.pdf

Detailed overview of Corona impact on UK economy, by Bank of England: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/-/media/boe/files/speech/2020/the-economy-and-covid-19-looking-back-and-looking-forward-speech-by-michael-saunders.pdf?

Greenhouse gas emission scenarios depending on “greenness” recovery policies: https://www.pbl.nl/sites/default/files/downloads/pbl-new-climate-institute-2020-exploring-the-impact-of-covid-19-pandemic-on-global-emission-projections_4231.pdf

Free movement and the epidemic in the EU: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/BRIE/2020/652062/EPRS_BRI(2020)652062_EN.pdf

BP energy forecast taking into account Corona impacts: https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/energy-outlook.html   

Lessons learned from the pandemics so far https://apps.who.int/gpmb/assets/annual_report/GPMB_AR_2020_EN.pdf . Even more interesting last year’s report that almost presciently laid out a scenario that comes very close to the actual course of the Corona pandemic: https://apps.who.int/gpmb/assets/annual_report/GPMB_Annual_Report_English.pdf

Impacts on Asia, very detailed, by ADB: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/633861/navigating-covid-19-asia-pacific.pdf

Impacts of working from home, in UK context, seen mostly negatively, by PwC: https://www.pwc.co.uk/economic-services/documents/economic-impact-of-returning-to-the-office.pdf