May 18, 2020

Continued rapid increase in the number of furloughed employees

The latest Helsinki GSE situation room report deals with the development of furloughs and layoffs on the levels of firms and individuals, the subsidy grants of Business Finland, the regional and industry-specific distribution of the effects of the coronavirus crisis, and the reflection of the crisis in the tax debts

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April 30, 2020

Firms and the public sector in the coronavirus crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis progresses it becomes important to follow how the impact of the crisis on the economy develops. In this Helsinki GSE report we analyze how the crisis has hit (small firm) entrepreneursPublic sector workersDifferent manufacturing industriesFirms in different industries in the last two weeks of the crisis,

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April 24, 2020

Incidence of unemployment caused by the coronavirus crisis

The restrictions imposed by the government have constricted economic activity. Many businesses have suspended their activities entirely and some have cut down their operations. This report describes the incidence of unemployment and furloughs across different regions, sectors, and groups of workers. Note that furloughs refer to temporary lay-offs. The set

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