A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the pandemic leads to vanishing occupations, underemployment and the elimination of fixed wage contracts.
GLO Discussion Paper No. 1200, 2022
Contact Intensity, Unemployment and Finite Change – The Case of Entertainment Sector under Pandemic: A General Equilibrium Approach – Download PDF
by Marjit, Sugata & Das, Gouranga
GLO Fellow Gouranga Das
Author Abstract: This paper explores the short run, medium run and long run impact of pandemic on the contact intensive entertainment industry in terms of a simple general equilibrium model that can accommodate for unemployment and underemployment. Finite change as a response to large shocks may lead to n this industry, even when pandemic is over and leads to underemployment. Pandemic tends to eliminate fixed wage contracts in this sector for its survival, but over the longer run affects fundamental occupational choice in a society.
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Vol. 36, Issue 1, January 2023: Journal of Population Economics (JOPE) 16 articles. https://link.springer.com/journal/148/volumes-and-issues/36-1
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