Recent Submissions

  • Efficacy of COVID-19 Macro-economic Policy Responses in Uganda 

    Mike Okumu, Ibrahim; Namirembe Kavuma, Susan; Bogere, George (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2021-09-20)
    COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented economic and health shock in Uganda, as has been the case globally. After the World Health Organization announcement that COVID-19 was a global pandemic, the government of Uganda ...
  • Shaping the Macro-Economy in Response to COVID-19: A Responsible Economic Stimulus, a Stable Financial Sector and a Revival in Exports 

    Keane, Jodie; Mendez-Parra, Max; Papadavid, Phyllis; Pettinotti, Laetitia; Raga, Sherillyn; Willem te Velde, Dirk (ODI, 2021-02)
    Ensuring a healthy macro-economy is crucial for a high-quality recovery from Covid-19. Engineering appropriate stimulus packages, keeping a stable financial sector and reviving high value-added exports are core tasks of ...
  • Lessons for Macroeconomic Policy from Nigeria Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic 

    Ekeruche, Amara; Adeniran, Adedeji (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2021-07-22)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe impacts on Nigeria’s macroeconomy and the livelihoods of households. Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe impacts on the macroeconomy and the livelihoods of households globally. ...
  • Pandemia y alimentación en los hogares de Chile: Resultados de la Encuesta de Seguridad Alimentaria y Alimentación 

    Mlynarz, Danae; Albacete, Miguel; Martínez, Valentina (RIMISP, 2021-06-14)
    La pandemia representa una amenaza para la seguridad alimentaria de los hogares y estáafectando con especial fuerza a las mujeres y a los hogares rurales con jefatura femenina. . La irrupción de la pandemia hace ya más ...
  • The Impact of Covid-19 on Livelihoods and Food Security 

    Thompson, John; Ndung’u, Njuguna; Albacete, Miguel; Suleri, Abid Q.; Zahid, Junaid; Aftab, Rubab (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-30)
    Studies of livelihoods and food systems since the start of the global pandemic in 2020 have shown a consistent pattern: the primary risks to food and livelihood security are at the household level. Covid-19 is having a ...
  • Bracing for the Second Wave 

    Prinsloo, Cyril; Roopai, Yulea (2021-03-23)
    The synchronised, sudden stop in the global economy, together with radically reduced income sources fundamental to African countries (remittances, tourism, transport, trade and natural resources, among others), have had a ...
  • The Evolving Fiscal and Liquidity Stimulus Packages in Response to COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Raga, Sherillyn; Housseini, Bouba (ODI, 2020-10-20)
    COVID-19 is taking its toll on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). To date, there have been 1.2 million infections and about 30,000 deaths on the continent. The pandemic has widely repressed mobility, disrupted economic ...
  • Drivers of Disparity: How Policy Responses to COVID-19 Can Increase Inequalities 

    Ekeruche, Mma Amara (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-17)
    Countries across the world have deployed macroeconomic policies to address the negative economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures. However, these policies can have different outcomes ...
  • Comparative Study of Policy Responses to COVID-19 in LICs in Africa 

    Adeniran, Dr Adedeji (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)
    This brief assesses the policy responses to COVID-19 among low-income countries (LICs) in Africa. While LICs have adopted expansionary fiscal and monetary policies in the face of economic lockdown, as well as other mitigation ...
  • Green Finance Mechanisms in Developing Countries: Emerging Practice 

    Shipalana, Palesa (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)
    To counter the devastating impact of COVID-19, calls are growing for countries to ‘build back better’ in an effort to create a more inclusive and sustainable economy that is climate resilient. Africa is facing glaring ...
  • The Macroeconomic Impact of COVID-19 on Africa 

    Shipalana, Palesa; O’Riordan, Alexander; Prinsloo, Cyril (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)
    This briefing tracks some of the major macroeconomic impacts that COVID-19 has had on African economies and how the pandemic has exacerbated historical structural economic deficiencies across the continent. It also provides ...