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This is how COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of website technology

COVID-19 may have transformed the trajectory of online market growth. Image: Unsplash/ Clay Banks

Jonathan Timmis

Economist, Office of the Chief Economist for East Asia and the Pacific, World Bank

Alexandros Ragoussis

Senior Economist, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group

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Acceleration in the adoption of online payments and e-commerce after the first COVID lockdowns Image: Ragoussis and Timmis (2022)
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