Research brief

COVID-19 and employment protection policies: A quantitative analysis of the Asia-Pacific region

This brief assesses the implementation of employment protection policies in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 crisis in 37 economies across Asia and the Pacific, including a country case study of the Philippines. Through both descriptive and econometric analyses, it examines policy and employment dynamics and outlines a number of policy considerations for the crisis recovery period and beyond.

Briefing note | 06 July 2021