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Indirect Costs of the UK’s Furlough Scheme

Dr. Christopher Rauh was interviewed on "Wake up to Money" on "BBC Radio 5 Live" where he discussed the indirect costs to the economy of the furlough scheme from people staying at home and preventing the economy from adapting to the new normal. He also compared job retention schemes in other countries to the UK's furlough scheme. Starts at 42.20.

Published on: Thursday 29th October 2020

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COVID-19

Employment

Recovery

Workers


Economic Impact From Covid

New research appears to indicate women on average have taken a larger economic impact than men as a result of Covid. Dr Christopher Rauh has examined the characteristics of workers furloughed in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic, and has found that women were much more likely to be furloughed. The prohibition on working whilst furloughed has also been routinely ignored, especially by men.

Published on: Tuesday 13th October 2020

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COVID-19

Employment

Workers

Inequalities


Working From Home: The Polarising Workplace

Dr Christopher Rauh, with Abi Adams-Prassl (University of Oxford), Teodora Boneva (University of Zurich) and Marta Golin (University of Oxford) have published an article for VOXeu titled "Working From Home: The Polarising Workplace". This column uses survey data from the US and the UK to demonstrate systematic variation in individuals’ ability to work from home both across and within occupations and industries.

Published on: Wednesday 9th September 2020

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COVID-19

Employment

Workers

Inequalities

Theme: transmission


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The third of these webinars "The Firms and Jobs Most Impacted by COVID", will take place on Friday 29th May 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Christopher Rauh and Dr Matthew Elliott. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date: Friday 29th May 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Global Economics

Employment

Workers

Theme: none


COVID-19: Beyond the Virus

Dr. Christopher Rauh has been interviewed about his research in a Naked Scientists podcast entitled "COVID-19: Beyond the Virus" which looks at the impacts of coronavirus beyond the virus: how is it hitting economies, universities and our mental wellbeing plus, researchers come up with a way out of the lockdown.

Published on: Thursday 30th April 2020

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COVID-19

Global Economics

Employment

Workers


COVID-19 and the Effect on Workers

Dr. Christopher Rauh's research into The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Workers has been featured in by number of media outlets, including The Economist, The Telegraph, The Independent, The Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Wired, Vice, Mirage News, BBC Newsnight and University of Cambridge Research News.

Published on: Thursday 23rd April 2020

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COVID-19

Global Economics

Employment

Workers


The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Workers

Dr. Christopher Rauh (joint with former PhD student Teodora Boneva, Abi Adams-Prassl and Marta Golin) has just published two working papers looking at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on workers in the UK and US.

Published on: Thursday 2nd April 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Global Economics

Employment

Workers