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Big shifts: lessons from the 1980s for the labour market after covid-19

Hancke, Robert (2020) Big shifts: lessons from the 1980s for the labour market after covid-19. British Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Oct 2020). Blog Entry.

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The economy-wide restructuring that set in after the crisis of the 1970s harbours some important lessons for the imminent post-COVID world, Bob Hancké argues. Many industrial sectors that provided working class families with stable incomes disappeared, taking the life chances of those left behind with them. But that did not happen everywhere and understanding the origins and consequences of the different adjustment paths can help avoid a second generation of losers from economic restructuring.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: European Institute
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2020 00:07
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2020 00:43

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