The gender gap in mental well-being during the Covid-19 outbreak

evidence from the UK

We document a decline in mental well-being after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK. This decline is twice as large for women as for men. We seek to explain this gender gap by exploring gender differences in: family and caring responsibilities; financial and work situation; social engageme...

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Main Author: Etheridge, Ben
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Colchester Institute for Social and Economic Research 2020
Data of publication: 2020
Series: ISER working paper series
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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