Risky business: economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis on different groups of workers

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Author: Gustafsson, Maja; McCurdy, Charlie


The coronavirus crisis [COVID-19] has affected everyone. Everyone's health is at risk and to combat the disease, working lives have been altered across the country. But some are affected more than others: the relationship between the kind of job people have and their exposure to big economic or health risks in this crisis is by no means uniform. This report explores in detail those very different experiences across the workforce. We identify four main groups of workers that have had similar experiences in this crisis. Key workers are most exposed to the health risks from coronavirus...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Economics; Labour market; Industry; Gender; Youth

Keywords: Economic conditions; Economic impact; Employment pattern; Employment status; Unemployment; Low income group; Job requirements; Low skilled worker; Financial aspects

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Resolution Foundation, 2020

Physical description: 22 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 142.849

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