We propose a simple indicator that marks as a clock the hours dedicated by each potential student to distance learning. This indicator integrates the issue of being enrolled or not, in addition to counting the days and hours in fact used for remote education.
- October/2020Themes / SubthemesHuman & Well-Being > Education and Skills
An empirical assessment on Brazilian economic classes based on factual data collected during the Covid-19 pandemic shows that the number of poor Brazilians has decreased by 15 million individuals between 2019 and August 2020 (considering poor those individuals with per capita income below ½ mThemes / SubthemesIncome and Welfare > Inequality and Poverty, Inequality, wealth and opportunities
- September/2020Comparing the BPC (cash transfers linked to the minimum wage) vs the Bolsa Família Program (creation of the Renda Brasil)
Is it better to strengthen the BPC (i.e. cash transfers linked to the minimum wage) or expand the Bolsa Família program (e.g. by creating the Renda Brasil)?Themes / SubthemesIncome and Welfare > Income Policies Society Econometrics > Policies Application and Impact Evaluation
- September/2020The pandemic’s effects on the Brazilian labor market: Inequalities, changing channels and the role of working hours
After the first complete quarter under the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil (i.e.Themes / SubthemesIncome and Welfare > Inequality and Poverty Labour & Production > Employment and Productivity