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Rapid Socio-Economic impact assessment of COVID-19 in Kosovo
Jun 10, 2020
The Rapid Socio-economic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 in Kosovo examines the impact of the pandemic on households and businesses in Kosovo. The assessment utilises a combined approach of two different surveys in providing key findings on the COVID-19 impact on employment, income and revenue changes, implications based on gender, access to basic services, coping mechanisms, business performance, and future outlook. Specifically, the report presents findings from two surveys: (1) A rapid assessment of the socio-economic impact of the crisis on Kosovan households, with special focus on vulnerable groups (i.e. financial losses, the effect of the quarantine in social dynamics, educational and gender gap burden, etc.)., (2) Short-term impact assessment on the performance of small and medium-sized enterprises, opportunity losses and business recovery needs.