How to protect jobs during Covid-19: Lessons from the Greek experience

Countries around the world have all utilised their own strategies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Image: Reuters/Alexandros Avramidis

Mauro Testaverde

Senior Economist, World Bank

Gordon Betcherman

Professor Emeritus, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa

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Employment levels stagnated in 2020 when compared to predictions and 2018/19 data. Image: Betcherman et al. (2020), based on ERGANI data.
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Unemployment levels are still falling in France. Image: OECD statistics; German Federal Statistical Office
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