Rapid Assessment of the Impact of COVID-19 on Enterprises and Workers in the Informal Economy in Developing and Emerging Countries
Developing adequate policy responses through rapid assessment
Identifying the needs and priorities of the groups in the informal economy that are the most vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis is essential to develop adequate policy responses. These guidelines provide a step-by-step approach to get this knowledge quickly by using methods of collecting information remotely, without interpersonal contact. The rapid assessment highlights sectors and groups most affected by the crisis and identify the direct and indirect effects of the pandemic and adopted preventive measures.