The development of effective vaccines against COVID-19 marks a historic breakthrough. But even if advanced economies succeed in getting most of their population vaccinated in 2021, achieving herd immunity as quickly in developing countries through vaccination will be difficult. This means that as the virus continues to spread around the globe, managing mobility restrictions … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Containment Measures and Trust
Agustina Schijman is a Lead Economist in the Southern Cone Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She previously worked at the Office of Evaluation and Oversight at the IDB, as a consultant with the World Bank and the UNDP, and as a policy researcher for the Presidency of Argentina. She holds a Masters in Public Administration - International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard University.