The amount of #COVID19 related research being produced within the last days is impressive and it’s hard to keep track. Several projects at OECD, WBG, Oxford, ETUC are tracking policy responses across countries. This thread collects various sources. Please add any other! 👇👇1/..
-) The #OECD has launched the Covid Action Map, which allows downloading the underlying dataset. It tracks #COVID19 government responses in the areas of containment, health, fiscal and monetary policy
@santospereira_a @LauBooneEco @nbrandt_eco @OECDeconomy
-) The Economic Policy Response Map summarises the fiscal policy responses and liquidity measures by EU governments, the European Commission and the ECB. By @atanaspekanov @WIFOat
-) The @UNCTAD has analysed how cross border investment flows are affected by the crisis. This includes projections on global FDI and latest data on CAPEX, greenfield investments, M&As, and MNE earning estimates. @perezludena @Jamesunctad @unctadwif
-) The @ilo Social Protection Monitor collects social security measures in response to the #COVID19 crisis. As of now, it includes 97 measures by 46 countries. @soc_protection @csbehrendt @OstermeierMa
-) The Health System Response Monitor collects responses of health systems and wider public health initiatives. At the moment, it covers 18 countries with more to be added soon. By @BKMErica @OBShealth @WHO_Europe @EU_Health @EU_Commission 
-) @UNESCO is monitoring school closures around the globe. The world map includes the number of countries with school closures and the number of students affected by them.
-) The COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Index (CESI) is a standardised index for economic policy responses. Index & dataset include fiscal, monetary & exchange rate measures and cover 166 countries. By @CeyhunElgin @BasbugGokce @AbdullahYalaman 
-) @OECDtax compiles tax policy measures by governments. The database includes a detailed breakdown of cash flow measures and changes in tax policies for firms & households. It covers 91 countries. By @DBradbury1021 @THanappi @PierceOReilly @jmteusch @OECD
-) @OECDtax has also published Tax Administration Responses to COVID19, collecting responses in the areas of 1) additional time for tax affairs, 2) quicker refunds, 3) changes in audit policy, 4) services & communications. @PSaintAmans @GPerezinParis @OECD
The @JEEA_News is collating a register of #COVID19 related research projects. It collects paper that 1) use data collected during the pandemic, 2) predict the spread of epidemics, 3) relate otherwise to COVID19. @ImranRasul3
-) The @ILO collects country policy responses. The data covers 174 countries and is structured by 4 categories: 1) Stimulating economy & employment 2) Supporting enterprises, jobs, incomes 3) Protecting workers in workplace 4) Relying on social dialogue
The @OECD has collected more #COVID19 policy responses in specific areas:
-) health systems,
-) SMEs,
-) tourism,
-) cities,
-) multi-level governance.
An overview:
-) @OECD_Social has collected health system responses. The policies are structured around 1) access to diagnostics 2) strengthening capacity 3) leverage digital solutions 4) R&D. @stescarpetta @FranColombo2019 @fredguanais Database:
-) @OECD_local has collected SME policy responses across countries. Measures range from tax deferrals and loan guarantees to direct lending and wage subsidies. @lamia_k_c @JoaquimOM
-) @OECD_local has collected the impact on tourism and policy responses to support the tourism industry across countries.
-) @OECD_local has collected policy responses taken by cities. They are structured by i) communication & awareness raising ii) workplace & commuting iii) social distance iv) vulnerable groups v) local service delivery vi) support to business @Akhmouch
-) @CoronaNet_org Research Project compiles a database on government responses. The current version includes more than 5,000 separate policy announcements from governments around the world. @LuMesserschmidt @rmkubinec @joan_barcelo_ @as_hartnett #CoronaNet 
-) @voxeu has a dedicated page on #COVID19 research. Several blogs are published a day. It also includes two books edited by @BaldwinRE & @bweder and the new @cepr_org journal Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-Time Papers.
-) The @Europarl_EN has compiled the measures proposed and taken at the EU or euro area level to mitigate the economic and social effects. It covers measures by the EC, EU Council, ECB, SSM, ESRB, EBA, EIB. EIF, EBRD.
-) @CambridgeCore is publishing short blogs on country responses on health and social care policy issues in its Health Economics, Policy and Law series.
-) The Complexity Science Hub COVID-19 Covid-19 Control Strategies List ( #CCCSL) collects non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to stop the spread of COVID-19. It includes already 170 governmental measures in 41 countries. By @CSHVienna 
-) The @YouGov international #COVID19 tracker surveys over 27,000 people a week across 26 countries on a broad range of topics from brands to politics. Aggregate data on behavioral response and government satisfaction are published here:
-) The Citizens’ Attitudes Under the COVID-19 Pandemic project collects survey data on health, economy, civil liberties, government, policies & institutions. The dataset includes microdata on 20 countries worldwide. By @MartialFoucault @pavlosvas1 @CEVIPOF
-) The COVID-19 Policy-Making Tracker keeps track of HOW policy interventions are being made by collecting advice, evidence or other justifications that underpin governments’ decisions worldwide By @INGSciAdvice @ISC @PeterGluckman @jameswilsdon @SciChefQC
-) The CORE Project provides a collection of economics teaching resources on #COVID19. Examples include material to learn using R to analyse data on cases & fatalities, or an assignment on macroeconomics of COVID19. By @coreeconteam @ralffbecker @mvsbach
-) The Coronavirus containment measures dataset and world map collects government containment measures worldwide since January 2020 and aggregates them into a stringency index with time dimension. By @O_LJ 
-) Open COVID-19 policy dataset collected a large number of policy documents from think tanks, policy orientated NGOs, IOs and national governments. By @overtonio @Stew
COVID-19 Public Media Dataset contains over 40,000 online articles with full texts which were scraped from online media in the timespan January – April 2020, focussed mainly on the non-medical aspects of COVID-19. By @Anacode
The @TheLensOrg has assembled datasets of patent documents, scholarly research works’ metadata & biological sequences from patents. The datasets are in a machine-readable and explorable form and cover SARS & MERS with #COVID19 patents added once available 
-) @kbbolch has collected an impressive amount of #COVID19 policy trackers in parallel. I'll integrate them with Kim's help over the coming days on the website. For now, check them out here:
-) #OECD Survey on Science and Innovation policy responses is collecting information from national government ministries. The survey covers 10 questions on government responses relating to science and innovation. By @OECDinnovation 
-) The U.S. Economic Policy Response to Coronavirus Pandemic page collects U.S. economic policy responses, explains economic mechanisms at play and includes references to additional theory and academic readings on the measures. By @ToddOfMess @PeterMcCrory
-) The COVID-19 Social Science Research Tracker records new research about COVID 19, including published findings, pre-prints, projects underway, and projects at least at proposal stage. You can add your project via Google form. By @natematias @alexleavitt
-) The World Pandemic Research Network (WPRN) collects social science research projects and maintains a searchable global directory of the scientific resources available on the societal and human impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. By @WPRN_org 
-) The COVID-19 Disorder Tracker ( #CDT) provides coverage of the impact on political violence and protest around the world, monitoring changes in demonstration activity, state repression, mob attacks, overall rates of armed conflict, etc. By @ACLEDINFO
-) @PrisonPolicy tracks responses of U.S. jails and prisons, such as releasing people early, lowering or stopping jail admissions, limiting check-ins & visits to offices for people on parole, eliminating medical co-pays, reducing the cost of phone calls.
-) The @CovidImpactLab is running multiple surveys on how people respond. It is a collaborative research initiative by OpenSourceEconomics by @econ_hmg @iza_bonn @UniBonn @ECON_tribute @EPoS224 
#Covid19 dashboard: 
-) The African Policy Monitor by @Covid_Africa is tracking policies across African countries in the areas of 1) Emergency declarations, 2) Fiscal Policy Responses, 3) Monetary Policy Responses, 4) Social Distancing Measures, 5) School closures.
-) @labour_e’s special Issue: Covid-19 and Labour Law. A Global Review provides an overview of labour law measures under #COVID19. It includes changes to labour law norms, institutions and workplace arrangements across 40 countries. @MartinRisak 
-) @Covid_Africa's Global Response Funding Tracker is monitoring financial support for African countries. Content is organised by 1) Financial Support from International Development Partners 2) IMF & WBG Support, 3) Philanthropic & Corporate Giving
81) The @IIF is compiling Global Policy Responses in the areas of fiscal and monetary policy for advanced and emerging economies worldwide. @elinaribakova @RobinBrooksIIF @SergiLanauIIF
82) The @Google Covid-19 Community Mobility Reports chart mobility trends over time by geography, across places such as retail, groceries, parks, transit, workplaces, residential. Coverage: 131 countries, many to be regionally disaggregated @googlemaps
83) The @Apple Mobility Trends Reports collect mobility trends in countries and cities. Reports are published daily and reflect requests for directions in Apple Maps. Data can be separated by walking, driving and public transport.
85) @DataPrison collects #Covid19 cases, tests & deaths of inmates & guards for the USA on a state & facility-level. They also present historical population data for state prisons. By @JacobKaplan19 @seathebass92 @cconcannon1 @everydayasoreng @aaronlittman 
86) The @The_IGC COVID-19 tracker classifies economic support measures for countries worldwide by 1) wage/employment support 2) cash transfers 3) credit schemes/guarantees 4) tax delays/deferrals 5) tax cuts 6) Interest rate cuts/liquidity measures.
90) @StephanHollan @L_van_Lent and colleagues have estimated the firm-level risk exposure to epidemic diseases (incl. Covid-19) for 11’000 firms in 81 countries from 2002 to 2020q1. Data is available in csv, tsv, dta.
91) The @UNDP HDR Global Preparedness and Vulnerability Dashboard & index to pandemics include indicators such as the Human Development Index, number of physicians, mobile phone subscriptions, poverty rates, remittances inflows, tourism etc 
92) The COVID Inequality Project documents the impact on workers & inequality across age, gender, occupation, work arrangements, education. It has collected data through 2 survey waves on US & UK and 1 on Germany. By @abicadams @TeodoraBoneva1 @MartaGolin
93) The @WHO PHSM dataset combines data from several datasets on public health and social measures to slow or stop the spread of #COVID19 into one single dataset. It draws on data from WHO, @LSHTM @ACAPSproject @BlavatnikSchool @CSHVienna etc.
94) The Tracker 19 by Reporters Without Borders documents state censorship and deliberate disinformation, and their impact on the right to reliable news and information. It also makes recommendations on how to defend journalism. By @RSF_en @RSF_inter
96) The @CIVICUSMonitor is tracking restrictions and attacks on civic freedoms, such as censorship, arrests for criticising state response, restrictions on media, targeting of human rights defenders, police abuses, surveillance, etc.
97) @IIASAVienna has produced a map for Europe on a state/province level with relevant socioeconomic indicators, such as life expectancy and population shares of elderly, ratios of doctors & hospital beds to elderly pop, or share of tourists @AsjadNaqvi 
98) @BFAGlobal has run 2 survey waves on the #COVID19 impact on financial health of households incl. income, savings, debt in 8 countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Mexico, UK, USA. A third survey wave is underway. By @ashamin 
99) @CovidScholar uses natural language processing (NLP) to power search on a set of research papers related to #COVID19. It also shows daily paper statistics on research articles. By @KPatBerkeley @jmdagdelen et al 
Wow, I didn’t expect to collect over 100 policy trackers and data sources related to #COVID19 when I started this thread in March. Many thanks to all contributors who suggested sources, which made it possible to establish this public repository!
Three weeks ago, I’ve moved the whole collection to a dedicated website - the Tracker of Trackers - for a more structured overview by topic areas. I will continue to update both, this thread and the website. Please keep the suggestions coming.
100) The Health Intervention Tracking for COVID-19 (HIT-COVID) documents public health policy interventions worldwide at the national and first-level administrative unit. By @JohnsHopkinsSPH @BU_Tweets @qulu_zheng @JustinLessler @alabriqu et al
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