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Members of the Business Fights Poverty share their insights through a series of "how-to" videos and seminars on the themes of Business Fights Poverty Online 2020. Dr Dirk Willem te Velde is a Principal Research Fellow and Director for International Economic Development at the Overseas Development, Institute looks at the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable
Dr Dirk Willem te Velde is a Principal Research Fellow and Director for International Economic Development at the Overseas Development Institute. He is the Director of Supporting Economic Transformation and a Research Leader for the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme.
This crisis is likely to be much worse, two to three times worse [than the Financial Crisis of 2007-08], explains Dr te Velde.
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The aim of this session is to help business professionals understand the socio-economic effects of COVID-19, learn the latest thinking on these issues, and discover what companies can do in the current situation.
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