Findings from the Resolution Foundation’s coronavirus survey
This spotlight looks at the labour market effects of the coronavirus crisis, zooming in on the impacts across different age groups. Evidence from previous crises (opens in a new tab) indicates that downturns tend to have particularly detrimental effects on younger workers. Here the Foundation turns from speculation to evidence on the jobs hit to different age groups in this crisis so far.
This spotlight builds on their previous analysis of labour market effects across the earnings distribution. (opens in a new tab) The findings are based on a survey designed and commissioned by the Resolution Foundation, in partnership with the Health Foundation (although the views in this note are not necessarily those of the Heath Foundation).
You can read the findings here (opens in a new tab)