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A Year Deferred - Early Experiences and Lessons from Covid-19 in Vietnam (English)

This report documents and explores the early economic impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on households and businesses in Vietnam, leveraging unique information collected by the World Bank COVID-19 household and firm monitoring phone surveys collected from June 2020 to March 2021.


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    World Bank

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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    A Year Deferred - Early Experiences and Lessons from Covid-19 in Vietnam

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A Year Deferred - Early Experiences and Lessons from Covid-19 in Vietnam (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.