Haiti: The impact of COVID-19 and preliminary policy implications: Interim report

This brief note covers the following topics until early November 2020. First, it shows the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, using different indicators. Second, it summarizes the main policy responses and costs and financing. Third, it shows some actual impacts with available data up to the time of this writing. Fourth, the modeling framework for the simulations is briefly presented. Fifth, the document presents simulations of different scenarios for the evolution of Haiti’s economy until year 2022. A final section discusses some preliminary policy considerations.