Income, Poverty and Employment in the Era of Covid-19: Anti- and Post-crisis Social Protection Policies: International and Russian Experience
On June 4 and 5, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy hold the online two-day workshop on Covid-19 pandemic and social protection policies INCOME, POVERTY AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE ERA OF COVID-19: ANTI- AND POST-CRISIS SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES organized in partnership with the World Bank and the Financial Research Institute (NIFI).
About 5 million employees of small and medium-sized enterprises may lose half of their income due to quarantine, estimates Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy
In general, about 25% of the Russian economy, i.e. a quarter of all employed people, falls under the full closure in April, estimates Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy at the Higher School of Economics.