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In this pre-released chapter from our annual flagship report on living standards, poverty and inequality, we look at the impact the pandemic has had on the labour market.
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Anikó Bíró, Márta Bisztray and Daniel Prinz
We study the relationship between health and firm characteristics, primarily ownership using administrative data from Hungary.
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Daniel Prinz, Anikó Bíró, Péter Elek, Tamás Hajdu and Gábor Kertesi
We use the comprehensive national individual-level mortality registers administrative data, and settlement-level and microregion-level administrative data on population characteristics and income to examine inequalities in Hungary during the 2011–2016 period in mortality rates, life expectancy, ...
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Anikó Bíró and Daniel Prinz
We examine geographic and income-related inequalities in health and healthcare spending and the relationship between these two dimensions of inequality using administrative data from Hungary.
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Benjamin Nabarro
All indications point to only a thin trade deal (if any) with the European Union after the Brexit transition period ends in December. Despite over four years passing since the referendum, many of the associated economic costs still likely lie ahead. The shock from Brexit will affect different ...
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Benjamin Nabarro
The UK faces a long road to economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this chapter, we consider the near-term outlook in depth. Lockdown measures implemented in response to COVID-19 slashed nearly two decades of growth from the UK economy in March and April of this year. Since ...
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Christian Schulz
The COVID-19 outbreak and the policy response to it have not just dominated the economic and fiscal developments in 2020 so far; they also set the starting point for the rest of the year and 2021. As long as the virus remains a significant health threat – with no vaccine and no highly effective ...
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Carl Emmerson, David Miles and Isabel Stockton
The COVID-19 crisis has pushed up government borrowing substantially, meaning that the Debt Management Office will need to sell a much larger value of gilts than normal. In our central scenario, we forecast the total amount to exceed £1.5 trillion, more than double the Budget forecast in March. ...
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The COVID-19 pandemic and the public health measures implemented to contain it will lead to a huge spike in government borrowing this year. We forecast the deficit to climb to £350 billion (17% of GDP) in 2020–21, more than six times the level forecast just seven months ago at the March Budget. ...
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The COVID-19 crisis has led to a profound shock to the labour market, one consequence of which is a rising number of claimants of means-tested benefits and higher entitlements among existing claimants.