The Economists
The Economists
Apr 16, 2020
Why young people will struggle the most in the COVID-19 recovery
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Young people are most at risk as the global economy recovers from the coronavirus. Unlike the crises before it, the COVID-19 catastrophe is different. The speed at which it erupted and the magnitude of its reach have shocked the world. But Jeff Borland professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne, says that it is the asymmetry of its impact on certain groups, especially young people, that will cause the most problems. LINKS The next employment challenge from coronavirus: how to help the young, Jeff Borland, The Conversation, April 15, 2020   Which jobs are most at risk from the coronavirus shutdown?, Jeff Borland, The Conversation, March 26, 2020 The JobKeeper Program: A brief overview, Jeff Borland, Labour market snapshot #57, April 2020  Australia’s $130 billion JobKeeper payment: what the experts think, Steven Hamilton, Anthony Forsyth, David Peetz,  The Conversation, March 30, 2020      COVID-19 and the Australian labour market: The immediate impact,  Jeff Borland, Labour market snapshot #56, April 2020 Hard times for the young in Australia’s labour market,  Jeff Borland, Labour Market Snapshot #55, March 2020   What we missed while we looked away – the growth of long‐term unemployment,  Jeff Borland, The Conversation, July 8, 2019  All of Jeff Borland's Labour Market Snapshots
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