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Latin America – COVID-19 cost Latin America and the Caribbean 1.5 million jobs. Here’s how to recover them (Carlos Felipe Jaramillo, Joana Silva, World Bank, WEF)

  • Low-skilled workers in Latin America and the Caribbean have been most affected by the pandemic, and it could impact for up to a decade.
  • This is exacerbated by a lack of national assistance and unemployment insurance programs, write two World Bank experts.
  • Understanding the effects of previous crises can help policymakers make informed decisions to reduce the detrimental effects of future shocks.

Road to employment recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)