Publication - Research and analysis

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: analysis

Published: 16 Sep 2020
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Coronavirus in Scotland, Economy, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781800040847

Paper exploring the costs and benefits of extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on a temporary basis. Such an extension could reduce unemployment in Scotland by 61,000 through the first half of 2021, at a cost of around £850 million.