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Impact on economies

Data graphics, insights from leaders, and stories that illustrate the impact of COVID-19 on economies.
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US small-business vulnerability during the COVID-19 crisis

The most vulnerable sectors include some 1.7 million small businesses.
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Vulnerable US jobs by demographic group

Low-wage, minority, and younger workers are most likely to hold jobs at risk from COVID-19.
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Market valuation of sectors in 2020

Explore changes across global industries.
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Mapping vulnerable US jobs

How COVID-19 shutdowns could affect workers in states and metro areas.
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Employment impact of COVID-19 across industries and occupations

Up to 57 million jobs are vulnerable, but demand has increased for some job categories.
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Consumers’ economic sentiments during the coronavirus pandemic

Survey data tracking consumer confidence in the economic prospects of more than 10 countries.
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Four priorities for supporting black Americans during and after COVID-19

– COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on black Americans has underscored persistent structural and systemic issues. Solutions during the recovery should target four areas.
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Ezekiel Emanuel on the steps to reopen states safely

– Renowned doctor and author Ezekiel Emanuel discusses the government actions and social norms that will allow the country to reopen safely in the wake of COVID-19.
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Adapting healthcare to COVID-19: An interview with the CEO of Boston Medical Center

– Kate Walsh shares how Boston Medical Center, New England’s largest safety-net hospital, has had to adapt to the pandemic—and why there’s no going back.
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The economics of COVID-19: A look at possible scenarios for the next normal

– Although executives express uncertainty about how long the economy will take to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, they can begin to prepare their organizations for the “next normal.”
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Spain after COVID-19: From resilience to reimagination

– COVID-19 will have a deep impact on Spain’s economy and the survival rates of companies. To safeguard both lives and livelihoods,... public- and private-sector leaders must act swiftly in a coordinated effort.
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COVID-19’s effect on minority-owned small businesses in the United States

– Already vulnerable, minority-owned small businesses brace for disproportionate impact. Here’s how to help.
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COVID-19 in the United Kingdom: Assessing jobs at risk and the impact on people and places

– Around 7.6 million jobs, or 24 percent of the UK workforce, are at risk because of COVID-19-related lockdowns. People and places... with the lowest incomes are the most vulnerable.
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Reopening India: Implications for economic activity and workers

– Over the next many months, India’s economy will need to operate alongside COVID-19 by building the capability to manage... granular, dynamic, and localized lockdowns and restarts.
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COVID-19’s effect on jobs at small businesses in the United States

– Thirty million small-business jobs are vulnerable—a higher share than at larger private-sector employers.
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Safeguarding Europe’s livelihoods: Mitigating the employment impact of COVID-19

– The COVID-19 pandemic has put tens of millions of jobs at risk. Examining the industries, occupations, and demographics most in... peril can help decision makers shape targeted and rapid responses.

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