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Falling living standards during the COVID-19 crisis: Quantitative evidence from nine developing countries

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Science Advances  05 Feb 2021:
Vol. 7, no. 6, eabe0997
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abe0997

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  • Received for publication July 30, 2020
  • Accepted for publication December 18, 2020
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  1. Dennis Egger1,2,
  2. Edward Miguel1,
  3. Shana S. Warren3,
  4. Ashish Shenoy4,
  5. Elliott Collins3,
  6. Dean Karlan3,5,
  7. Doug Parkerson3,
  8. A. Mushfiq Mobarak6,7,*,
  9. Günther Fink8,
  10. Christopher Udry5,
  11. Michael Walker1,
  12. Johannes Haushofer9,10,11,
  13. Magdalena Larreboure12,13,
  14. Susan Athey14,
  15. Paula Lopez-Pena6,
  16. Salim Benhachmi6,
  17. Macartan Humphreys15,16,
  18. Layna Lowe1,
  19. Niccoló F. Meriggi17,
  20. Andrew Wabwire18,
  21. C. Austin Davis6,19,
  22. Utz Johann Pape2,20,
  23. Tilman Graff21,
  24. Maarten Voors22,
  25. Carolyn Nekesa18 and
  26. Corey Vernot6
  1. 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  2. 2The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA.
  3. 3Innovations for Poverty Action, Washington, D.C., USA.
  4. 4University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA.
  5. 5Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.
  6. 6Yale University and Y-RISE, New Haven, CT, USA.
  7. 7Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
  8. 8University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
  9. 9Stockholm University, Department of Economics; Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, Sweden.
  10. 10Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany.
  11. 11Jain Family Institute, New York, USA.
  12. 12Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA.
  13. 13Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, Nairobi, Kenya.
  14. 14Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.
  15. 15WZB Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  16. 16Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  17. 17International Growth Centre, London, UK.
  18. 18Vyxer Remit Kenya, Busia, Kenya.
  19. 19American University, Washington, D.C., USA.
  20. 20University of Goettingen, Göttingen, Germany.
  21. 21Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  22. 22Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Netherlands.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: ahmed.mobarak{at}yale.edu

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