research product . Other ORP type . 2020

The UK labour market and COVID-19: how to measure excess, where to look for it, and what it shows

Wadsworth, Jonathan;
English
  • Published: 28 Jul 2020
  • Publisher: London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Think the outlook for the UK labour market in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic looks bad? But just how bad? And along which dimensions? Jonathan Wadsworth answers these questions. He concludes that the crisis was marked by higher absences from work as well as a large rise in short-time working and hiring freezes, not by wage cuts and mass layoffs.
Subjects
free text keywords: HD Industries. Land use. Labor, RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, JN101 Great Britain
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