Tag: Unemployment

Trade Protection – What Impact on Jobs and Wages?

and | 23 December 2022
Blog, Trade | Tags: Protectionism, Trade Liberalization, Unemployment, Wages
New research indicates that import tariffs by the US on China increased employment and wages in the targeted industries. The benefits are counterbalanced, however, by several costs to the economy as a whole. ... continue reading

Avoiding a Household Debt Crisis with a Targeted Policy Response

| 8 January 2021
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Covid-19, Debt, Income Tax, Unemployment
The economic effect of the Covid-19 pandemic varies highly across industrial sectors, education levels and income groups, adding further to inequality across the globe. This calls for highly targeted policy responses for the sake of fiscal prudence and to avoid further economic and financial hardship ... continue reading