May 05, 2021

The new Zoom economy: Who can adjust to it and who cannot?

Niranjan Rajadhyaksha discussed how thw pandemic has altered how we work and created new inequities that will need policy attention.


Excerpts below:


"Most people with the option of working from home have been relatively safe from the economic storms that have engulfed the world since the pandemic struck in early 2020. The others whose jobs require them to be at their workplace, or in close contact with customers, have had a far tougher time on average. They are far more likely to have lost livelihoods or faced pay cuts. And those who have been at their workplaces have faced greater health risks than those who have been able to plug into the Zoom economy."

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