In a prolonged recession from the coronavirus, The Bahamas could see job losses of -26.9% and Jamaica -24.8%. While in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, their jobs could shrink by -16.7%, -14.5% and -10.5% respectively. COVID-19’s impact on the world's labor markets is unprecedented. In the United States, 16.8 million people applied for unemployment benefits over … [Read more...] about What effects will COVID-19 have on employment in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Stephanie González Rubio
Stephanie Gonzalez is a consultant at the Labor Markets Division of the IDB since 2017. Prior to joining the IDB she worked as a research analyst in the Research Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security in Chile. She provided professional support in labor market indicators, female and youth labor participation, child labor, minimum wage, unionization, and training programs. She worked on bills and conducted research into this area. Stephanie holds a Master and a Bachelor in Economics from the Universidad de Chile.