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The impact of Covid-19 in Ireland: Alan Barrett in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh

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The impact of Covid-19 in Ireland: Alan Barrett in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh.

Dr. Alan Barrett is the Director of the Economic and Social Research Institute in Ireland which is the largest independent research institute in the country. In this video, IZA World of Labor Editor-in-Chief Daniel S Hamermesh asks what has been the most effective action the government has taken to overcome the economic crisis brought about by Covid-19? How has the crisis in Ireland affected economic inequality? How has the recession affected young people in Ireland? Have women fallen behind because of the unequal distribution of work during the Covid-19 lockdown in Ireland? 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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