COVID-19 labour market impact in the Philippines

COVID-19 labour market impact in the Philippines: Assessment and national policy responses

The report examines the multidimensional impact on employment and the labour market. It provides an account of the evolution of COVID-19 in the Philippines and its economic impact in the first half of 2020.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly transformed into an unprecedented global economic and labour market crisis, with severe impact on the world of work in the Philippines. The report provides insights into the preliminary employment and labour market effects and identifies sectors experiencing high impact on their economic output due to the crisis.