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COVID-19 and wages: prepare for large cuts if you are younger and work in a small firm
Brian Bell, Nicholas Bloom, Jack Blundell and Luigi Pistaferri April 2020
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Tags: covid-19; wages; equality; gender; business

Brian Bell, Nick Bloom, Jack Blundell, and Luigi Pistaferri estimate how the ongoing pandemic may impact earnings by age group, gender, and firm size. The data suggests that young men working in small firms could see earnings losses of 8-9%, with older women in large firms seeing little or no change.