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The Economic and Social Impact of COVID-19 : Poverty and Household Welfare (English)

This Regular Economic Report (RER) on poverty and household welfare shows how the macroeconomic impact affects the people, and discusses the social impact of COVID-19 in the Western Balkans.


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    The Economic and Social Impact of COVID-19 : Poverty and Household Welfare

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The Economic and Social Impact of COVID-19 : Poverty and Household Welfare (English). Western Balkans Regular Economic Report,no. 17 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.