Los efectos de la pandemia de la COVID-19 en la distribución de la renta y el papel de las políticas públicas

Olga Cantó Sánchez
Resumen

La llegada de la pandemia de la COVID-19 tuvo un impacto económico sin precedentes en la mayor parte de las economías desarrolladas del planeta. En España, el Producto Interior Bruto (PIB) se redujo más de un 17 % en un trimestre y muchos hogares sufrieron pérdidas de ingresos. El objetivo de este trabajo es medir la dimensión y distribución de esas pérdidas evaluando los cambios en la desigualdad y la pobreza y valorando la capacidad de las políticas públicas para mantener la cohesión social. Los resultados apuntan a que el aumento de la desigualdad ha sido menor que el de la tasa de riesgo de pobreza, que creció más en hogares jóvenes con un solo perceptor de ingresos.

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Palabras clave:
desigualdad, pobreza, COVID-19, protección social
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