COVID-19 (coronavirus)

What we’re reading about the social externalities from jobs

Jose Manuel Romero, Kevwe Pela|

Countries across Europe and Central Asia should not forget about the long-lasting impacts that COVID-19 and new crises are having on human capital, and must learn the lessons from the pandemic to…

Anna Bjerde|

Trade is still contributing to recovery and growth. Countries and firms integrated into global value chains have been more resilient to shocks and have recovered faster, and trade in services…

Mari Elka Pangestu|

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group that were published in the World Bank’s Policy Research Working Paper Series.

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team|

Rwanda's response to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increased provision of medical oxygen to its health facilities. Medical oxygen is essential for treating patients in neonatal,…

Amparo Gordillo-Tobar, Nataliya de Francisco Serpa, Francine Umutesi, Patrice Mwitende|