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Filename TwoPandemics-WP.pdf
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Date added March 15, 2021
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Category COVID, Economic Opportunity, Massachusetts Economy, White Papers

Author: Serena Hajjar

Date: March 15, 2021

This report finds that Massachusetts state government employment has been virtually flat during COVID-19 even as employment in the state’s private sector workforce remains nearly 10 percent below pre-pandemic levels, and questions whether it makes sense to shield public agencies from last year’s recession at the expense of taxpayers.