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Ecuador’s social protection system failed during the pandemic. It needs a rethink

Jara Tamayo, Holguer Xavier, Montesdeoca, Lourdes and Tasseva, Iva (2021) Ecuador’s social protection system failed during the pandemic. It needs a rethink. LSE COVID-19 Blog (18 Mar 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Household incomes in Ecuador were badly hit by the pandemic, despite the government’s emergency grant to families. H Xavier Jara Tamayo (University of Essex), Lourdes Montesdeoca (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Ecuador) and Iva Tasseva (LSE) say the country needs to rethink its social protection plans and consider raising more money through corporate and wealth taxes.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2021 13:48
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109984

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