Inequalities in the Times of a Pandemic

52 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2022 Last revised: 15 Jul 2023

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Stefanie Stantcheva

Harvard University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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Date Written: January 2022

Abstract

This paper summarizes the research on some of the major inequalities that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic across OECD countries. It reviews findings related to inequalities across the income distribution, sectors and regions, gender, and inequalities in education inputs for children from different socioeconomic backgrounds.

Suggested Citation

Stantcheva, Stefanie, Inequalities in the Times of a Pandemic (January 2022). NBER Working Paper No. w29657, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4010506

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