Listen to Dr. Dean Karlan as he joins CERP Podcasts to talk about the pandemic’s impact on deepening inequalities, and how poor households and governments in developing countries may cope.

Dr. Dean Karlan is the Professor of Economics and Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Co-Director, Global Poverty Research Lab, Northwestern University, and President and Founder, Innovations for Poverty Action.

He shares insights from his research, collecting data from across the world about food security, lost income, mental health and conflict as Covid-19 persists, and discusses the importance of mobile money and public health messaging in this scenario.