The Idiosyncratic Impact of an Aggregate Shock The Distributional Consequences of COVID-19

Thursday, 18 June 2020

Single parents and workers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups have experienced the hardest economic shocks as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, new analysis reveals.

Research by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex in collaboration with Hamish Low from the Department of Economics, University of Oxford confirms that the earnings of households across the UK have fallen, with lowest earners suffering disproportionately.

 

You can read the full paper here.

Additional news article here.

 

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