IZA World of Labor video on inequality and post transition in emerging economies with Johanna Fajardo from UNDP – UN Development Programme, Jeanne Lafortune from Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Gustavo de Souza from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
- Question for Johanna Fajardo: It shows that there is a substantial increase in poverty all over the world during the pandemic – there was also an effort from governments to solve poverty problems – why were they not enough?
- Question for Jeanne Lafortune: There is a labor market polarization in most rich Western countries and you find nothing like that in Latin America?
- Question for Gustavo de Souza: Countries are taxing the introduction of foreign technologies – you show that leads to lower employment of high-skilled workers and lower earnings for them?
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