Pamela A. Meyerhofer
CORNELL UNIVERSITY. PhD Candidate. Research interests include labor economics, gender, and reproductive health.

Essential and Frontline Workers in the COVID-19 Crisis

April 30, 2020

The Issue:

The “Great Lockdown” arising from the COVID-19 pandemic has not been universal – essential workers, who are vital for the core functions of the economy and the society, are still on the job. But not all essential workers face the same level of risk of infection. Some of these workers are “frontline”

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