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Back to cleaner?: Covid-19, Lockdowns, and Pollution in LAC cities

This #GraphForThought shows the extent of this "lock-down effect" in eight large LAC cities.  


Hey teachers, (don’t) leave the kids alone! Connectivity and education disparities in times of COVID19

This #GraphForThought uses data from the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) to explore how inequalities in access to essential distance-learning tools (such as internet,…  


Staying at home in LAC (if you can afford it): The Need to Compensate Vulnerable Groups for Staying at Home for a Successful COVID-19 Containment Strategy

In Latin America and the Caribbean, a region with higher poverty rates and over half the workforce employed in the informal sector—staying at home presents an even starker challenge for many.  


Coronavirus as a Governance Challenge: Is LAC prepared to take on COVID-19? (Updated version)

Critical in responding to this disease is the need to “flatten the curve”. This means implementing protective measures to slow down the spread of the disease such that the number of cases does not…  

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