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Research into the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people's livelihoods and wellbeing, and on policy responses to the economic shock.

The Covid-19 pandemic has created huge economic and societal shocks. Research at CEP explains how the pandemic affected different aspects of life ranging from the effect of school shutdowns, changes in patterns of domestic abuse and how it is reported and which groups of people are most at risk of having their hours or pay cut, or losing their jobs. Medium to long-term issues being investigated include how women's work and home lives are affected, how the crisis affects wellbeing and the future of trade, housing and urban planning.

CEP research is also looking for ways to reduce and recover from the economic shock of the pandemic. This work includes research on productivity, innovation, taxes and employment. An important strand of this work builds on previous research into how to create green economic growth to combat climate change.

Covid-19 Publications

Lara Aknin, Bernardo Andretti, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Elizabeth W Dunn, Daisy Fancourt, Elkhonon Goldberg, Rafael Goldszmidt, John Helliwell, Sarah P Jones, Ozge Karadag, Elie Karam, Richard Layard, Anna Petherick, Shekhar Saxena, Ashley Whillans and Jamil Zaki

21 April 2021

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