Antonio Bubbico


Antonio is an Economist with an interest in the application of quantitative methods for the analysis of economic development. He has international experience in local economic development, agricultural and environmental economics, climate change adaptation and mitigation, GIS and spatial econometrics. Antonio loves music and in his spare time enjoys going to gigs, he has even been known to play a tune or two himself!

Antonio Bubbico's Work

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Tackling the COVID-19 economic crisis in Sri Lanka: Providing universal, lifecycle social protection transfers to protect lives and bolster economic recovery

This summary paper, written in partnership with United Nations Sri Lanka, summarises findings from a series of Policy Briefs that aim to provide evidence to support the Government of Sri Lanka in its social protection response to the economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How has COVID-19 impacted Sri Lanka, and how could emergency universal lifecycle transfers help?

Development Pathways has been supporting UNICEF Sri Lanka to assess the coverage and effectiveness of existing social protection measures. This analysis serves as a basis for an ex-ante assessment of new policy proposals.

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Evaluating the economic fallout of COVID-19 and applicability of child-sensitive social protection mechanisms in Sri Lanka

Over the course of April to May, Development Pathways has been working closely with UNICEF to analyse the economic fallout of the coronavirus in child-sensitive social protection in Sri Lanka.