Promoting social cohesion and convergence

The impact of COVID-19 on multidimensional inequalities: Policy analysisForthcoming

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Planned publication date
August 2022

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The COVID-19 crisis has increased inequality between social groups in health, housing, employment, income and well-being. While a small part of society was able to hold on to or increase its wealth, other groups such as women, young people, older people, people with disabilities, low- and middle-Read more

The COVID-19 crisis has increased inequality between social groups in health, housing, employment, income and well-being. While a small part of society was able to hold on to or increase its wealth, other groups such as women, young people, older people, people with disabilities, low- and middle-income earners and those with young children were acutely affected by the pandemic. Drawing on current research on how to best measure multidimensional inequality, this report highlights recent trends in inequality in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. It provides an estimate of the extent of multidimensional inequality and its main drivers. The report aims to inform policymakers about ways in which the effects of the crisis on social disparities can be counteracted.

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