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COVID-19 and external shock: economic impacts and policy options

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dc.contributor.author Jaramillo, Miguel
dc.contributor.author Ñopo, Hugo
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-27T22:24:19Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-27T22:24:19Z
dc.date.issued 2020-06
dc.identifier.isbn 978-612-4374-31-9
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.grade.org.pe/handle/GRADE/580
dc.description.abstract Latin America is currently suffering from two independent but related shocks: the impact of COVID-19 and the shock of commodity prices. Peru, we argue, is a case in which the strongest impact comes from the pandemic. Peru was the first country in Latin America to react and implement sanitary and economic measures against the coronavirus. The country has been in mandatory quarantine since Monday, March 16. This carries very important challenges for all economic actors. Global and national activity has suffered a sudden stop with direct implications for: (i) the income generating capacity of independent workers, (ii) the jobs of formal and informal and informal workers, and (iii) the survival of small, medium and large companies. In this note we consider the situation of Peruvian households in the face of the pandemic, exploring their vulnerabilities through an analysis of their main source of income generation: work. We also consider the situation of the companies that employ the workers under analysis. We present an overview of what the government’s main action have been so far and offer some recommendations. es
dc.format application/pdf es
dc.language.iso spa es
dc.publisher Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo es
dc.relation info:eu-repo/semantics/article es
dc.relation.ispartofseries Documentos de Investigación;108
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess es
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licences/by-nc-nd/2.5/pe/ es
dc.source Repositorio institucional - GRADE es
dc.subject COVID-19 es
dc.subject Impactos económicos es
dc.subject Política pública es
dc.subject Perú es
dc.title COVID-19 and external shock: economic impacts and policy options es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/report es


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