Covid-19 Impacts

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Covid-19 Impacts

World Bank [to 20 June 2020]
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COVID 19: Debt Service Suspension Initiative
This webpage provides a detailed country-by-country breakdown of DSSI participants and the amounts they owe to the creditors. The data will be updated regularly.Overview In April, the World Bank’s Development…
Date: June 19, 2020 Type: Brief

Simulating the Potential Impacts of the COVID-19 School Closures and Learning Outcomes: A set of Global Estimates
School closures due to COVID-19 have left over a billion students out of school. Governments are pursuing a variety of approaches to mitigate school closures. At the same time, all countries are undergoing…
Date: June 18, 2020 Type: Publication

COVID-19 Could Lead to Permanent Loss in Learning and Trillions of Dollars in Lost Earnings
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020—School closures due to COVID-19 have left most students on the planet out of school – 1.6 billion students at the peak in April 2020.  This global shock to all education…