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The impact of Covid-19 in Canada: Phil Oreopoulos in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh

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The impact of Covid-19 in Canada: Phil Oreopoulos in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh.

Phil Oreopoulos is Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, Canada. During the Covid-19 crisis, the death rate in Canada has barely reached half of what it has been in the US. In this video, IZA World of Labor Editor-in-Chief Daniel S Hamermesh asks what has been done by the Canadian government during this crisis. What was the unemployment rate in April in Canada compared to earlier in the year? To what extent has the Covid-19 crisis affected inequality in Canada? To find out the answers to these questions and more, watch the full video.

Consult our key topic page and opinion pieces for more articles and commentaries on Covid-19, and find out more about the national responses to Covid-19 around the world.

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