Tag: livelihoods

Open-sourcing survey instrument for “COVID-19 and Your Finances” in English and Spanish

  In order to conduct a rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19, BFA Global deployed a “dipstick” online...

FinnSalud and Covid-19: Shifting to emergency mode

  FinnSalud is one of BFA Global’s largest projects, supported by MetLife Foundation and fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy...

Taking the COVID-19 temperature in emerging markets: A dipstick survey to draw early insights about impact on Livelihoods

Co-authored with Ben Mazzotta   It has now been 19 days since the WHO declared the COVID-19 crisis a...

¿Cómo está afectando el Covid-19 a la salud financiera de los mexicanos?

  Ahora que México cuenta con 993 casos confirmados de coronavirus y ha entrado en una Fase 2  con...

What Colombia-based Rappi can learn from Chinese logistics providers in response to COVID-19

  As of last weekend, Colombia had 210 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 88 of which were in Bogotá and...

iWorkers: How large is the African market for digital commerce?

Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, Jumia, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 12 April 2019 at a...

iWorkers – a new bellwether of the digital economy?

By David Porteous and Bright Simons How inclusive is the digital economy really? As governments and businesses around the...

iWorkers: How digital changes the nature of informality in Africa

The defining characteristic of most work in Africa is its informality: according to the ILO, 85% is done in...

Digital pathways to inclusive growth: BFA Global’s next generation of work in livelihoods

By David Porteous, Amolo Ng’weno and Ashirul Amin The new economy presents opportunities and risks for digital workers Our...

Webinar: Creating Better Futures for the 5 Million Young Gig Workers in Ghana

Webinar Summary BFA Global research shows that the rise of digital commerce has changed the nature of work and...