Welcome to the “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps understand what is going on in Brazil. This week, we show that the Brazilian labor market may be slowly improving after the Covid-19 pandemic.
- boost to self-employed workers’ income during Q2 2021
Q2 2020 was the Brazilian labor market’s worst period of the Covid-19 pandemic, with job losses and falls in income across practically all sectors, genders, age groups, and educational levels – albeit to different degrees.
Now, 18 months after the health and economic crisis hit the country, the...