News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

Published:
9 April 2020
Type:
Analysis
Topic:
Employment
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes
Shocks & extreme events
COVID-19

The self-employed are a key pillar of economic activity in many countries. While often belonging to lower income groups, their social security protection is usually significantly less comprehensive than the one provided to employees. Due to the coronavirus crisis, many governments have taken