What we do



Sign up to our newsletter.

Follow ODI


Equity and Social Policy

What we do

Leading research, analysis and informed policy debate on poverty, inequality and the role of social policy.

Covid-19 citizens in South Africa. Photo: Government of South Africa, CC BY-ND 2.0

Social protection response to Covid-19 and beyond

This project examines social protection measures adopted since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, and lessons to take for adaptive social protection.
Read more

The team

  1. Sorting out subsidies: navigating fiscal reform for economic, social and environmental transformation


  2. Key findings: social protection responses to forced displacement


  3. Informal and religious taxes and transfers in Pakistan

    Working papers

  4. The digitalisation of social protection before and since the onset of Covid-19: opportunities, challenges and lessons

    Working papers

  5. Social protection responses to forced displacement in Colombia


  6. Quick wins aren’t the way to coherence between social protection and humanitarian assistance in Cameroon

  7. Basic needs and wellbeing in displacement settings: the role of humanitarian assistance and social protection

    Working papers

  8. Social protection responses to forced displacement in Colombia

    Research reports

  9. Integrating assistance to the displaced into a social protection system in Cameroon. An ideal, but in whose interests?

    Research reports

  10. Humanitarian assistance and social protection in contexts of forced displacement: effects on social cohesion

    Research reports

  11. Linking social protection and humanitarian assistance. A toolkit to support social cohesion in displacement settings


  12. Humanitarian assistance and social protection responses to the forcibly displaced in Greece

    Research reports

  13. Advancing an equitable G20 response to Covid-19: A measurement perspective

  14. Monitoring G20 contributions to global Covid-19 vaccine equity: issues and options

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. Advancing an equitable G20 health response to Covid-19


  16. Inclusive, sustainable economic transformation: An analysis of trends and trade-offs

    Working papers

  17. Gender-responsive social protection post Covid-19

    Journal issue/article

  18. Social protection and forcibly displaced people: a literature review

    Literature reviews

Elsewhere on the web