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Social Protection and Jobs Responses to COVID-19 : A Real-Time Review of Country Measures (April 17, 2020) (English)

This 'living' paper compiles and monitors information on country-level responses in social protection and labor markets around the world. It is a joint product with ILO and UNICEF updated on a weekly basis.


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    Gentilini,Ugo, Almenfi,Mohamed Bubaker Alsafi, Orton,Ian, Dale,Pamela

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    Social Protection and Jobs Responses to COVID-19 : A Real-Time Review of Country Measures (April 17, 2020)

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    financial obligation; wage subsidy; Wage Subsidies; Cash Transfer; school feeding; Labor Market; Micro and Small Enterprises; use of unemployment insurance; national school meal program; incapacitated for work; new unemployment; people with disability; state of emergency; unemployment benefit; gas and electricity; million people; social security contribution; lump sum payment; voucher scheme; minimum wage; fruit and vegetable; payment of fee; scheme will; labor market program; social assistance program; labor market service; water and electricity; subsidies for water; cash transfer program; Social Protection; Gross Salary; country income group; families with child; labor market regulation; payment of money; global labor market; income due; reduction of cost; social insurance fund; care of child; income from rents; health insurance scheme; basic food basket; number of visitors; electronic data exchange; salaries and wages; social assistance payments; safety net program; labor market intervention; child with disability; payment of contributions; informal sector worker; unemployment benefit system; source income; source of income; payment of debt; water and sewerage; food delivery system; distribution of food; Temporary Living Allowance; family tax benefit; amount of cash; number of beneficiaries; student loan payment; flexible working hour; electricity and gas; provision of food; paid leave; sick leave; cash payment; unpaid leave; temporary assistance; working time; Learning and Innovation Credit; price control; Electronic Money; mobile money; monthly salary; injury insurance; employer contribution; Electronic Payment; vulnerable family; retirement age; temporary unemployment; social contribution; eligible individual; government pay; work capacity; Elderly People; formal employment; healthcare insurance; pregnant woman; rental contract; casual worker; sickness benefit; money transfer; home visit; informal worker; stimulus package



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Gentilini,Ugo Almenfi,Mohamed Bubaker Alsafi Orton,Ian Dale,Pamela

Social Protection and Jobs Responses to COVID-19 : A Real-Time Review of Country Measures (April 17, 2020) (English). COVID-19 Living Paper Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.