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Employment, income in India during and after lockdown: A V-shape recovery?

After skyrocketing to nearly 25 per cent in April and May, the unemployment rate returned by July to its February level of around 7 per cent where it has remained since

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Unemployment in India | jobs data | Lockdown

Marianne Bertrand Rebecca Dizon-Ross Kaushik Krishnan & Heather Schofield 



Marianne Bertrand, Rebecca Dizon-Ross, Kaushik Krishnan & Heather Schofield

As India emerges from its long lockdown, several indicators have suggested signs of a V-shape recovery. One such indicator is the unemployment rate. After skyrocketing to nearly 25 per cent in April and May, the unemployment rate returned by July to its February level of around 7 per cent where it has remained since.

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First Published: Thu, November 26 2020. 21:54 IST

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