Social Work Professor Discusses Lessons from US, UK Pandemic Responses

Posted on February 08, 2023

Mathieu Despard

“While uninterrupted attachment to the labor force is a good thing, higher levels of job loss in the US may have benefited economic efficiency as workers had more incentive to consider better job opportunities whereas continuously receiving a paycheck while furloughed may have discouraged seeking more productive job matches.”

Associate Professor Mathieu Despard