The power of thick data: unveiling the hidden facets of COVID-19 impact and the next emerging development issues. Country case study from the Republic of Moldova
Sep 20, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic increased the complexity of the development challenges faced by the people and vulnerable groups in Moldova. The use big and thick data and a combination of the two helps in unpacking such complexities and finding new policy options and solutions to tackling rising inequalities, new forms of poverty, social exclusion, among others. UNDP in Moldova, together with the Government, made use of thick data to unveil the hidden facets of the impact of the COVID-19 on most vulnerable and new vulnerable groups.