Thanks to short-time work: white-collar workers in the crisis little Worried

Three months after the beginning of the so-called Corona-Lockdown in Germany, Economists draw a mixed balance sheet. "We compare the Situation in Germany with

Thanks to short-time work: white-collar workers in the crisis little Worried

Three months after the beginning of the so-called Corona-Lockdown in Germany, Economists draw a mixed balance sheet. "We compare the Situation in Germany with other countries, for example, the United States, since the German labour market very well," said John Seebauer, scientists from the German Institute for economic research (DIW), on Tuesday.

government measures such as short-time working meant that employees were relatively few Concerns about their own financial Situation, as the long-term study Socio-emerge economic Panel. Much more difficult the position of the self-employed, but it is.

The study also found that people in Germany felt this spring, lonely and with your family life are less satisfied than in previous years. General life satisfaction was unchanged, the sleep even better than before the Lockdown. In mid-March, the Federal government and the Länder had driven the public life with travel and contact restrictions to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 22:19

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