Inequalities in the Times of a Pandemic
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.
Prepared for Economic Policy (Special issue on Covid-19). I thank Ferdinand Carre, Martha Fiehn, Jelena Todorovic, and Venance Riblier for outstanding research assistance. This paper would not have been possible without their incredible input and hard work. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Stefanie Stantcheva, 2022. "Inequalities in the times of a pandemic," Economic Policy, vol 37(109), pages 5-41.