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  • Paper: Pandemic-fueled job losses exacerbating preexisting inequalities among workers

    Photo of Eliza Forsythe, a professor of labor and employment relations and of economics at Illinois.

    Although workers of all demographics have experienced job losses due to COVID-19, workers who belong to more disadvantaged groups – women, racial and ethnic minorities, younger people and the less educated – have been disproportionately affected by unemployment, according to new research co-written by Eliza Forsythe, a professor of labor and employment relations and of economics at Illinois.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Eliza Forsythe, call 217-244-8481; email eforsyth@illinois.edu.

    The paper “The heterogeneous labor market impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic” is available online.