This meeting will discuss a new eBook which will be published by CEPR on February 23rd 2021, Shaping Africa’s Post-Covid Recovery, edited by Rabah Arezki, Simeon Djankov and Ugo Panizza. This eBook distills key insights from frontier research on the economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and innovative policies to shape the recovery in African countries. It covers a wide array of topics focusing on the response of firms, households, governments, and international organizations.
Rabah Arezki - Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management at the African Development Bank
Deborah Brautigam - Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy, Director of the SAIS China Africa Research Initiative (CARI), Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Arianna Legovini - Head of Development Impact Evaluation (DIME), World Bank
Amelia Santos Paulino - Chief of Investment Issues Section, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)