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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

The Amur Oblast labor market stability against the backdrop of the new coronavirus disease spread

Vol. 19, Iss. 12, DECEMBER 2021

Received: 5 August 2021

Received in revised form: 28 September 2021

Accepted: 2 November 2021

Available online: 14 December 2021


JEL Classification: J21, J22, J23

Pages: 2293–2307


Ol’ga S. KOLESNIKOVA Amur State University (AmSU), Blagoveshchensk, Amur Oblast, Russian Federation

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Subject. This article examines the impact of the spread of a new coronavirus disease on the condition of the labor market of the Amur Oblast.
Objectives. The article aims to identify trends in the development of the labor market of the Amur Oblast in the coronavirus spread context.
Methods. For the study, I used the methods of statistical and comparative analyses.
Results. The article finds that the restrictions imposed in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection have had an effect on the labor market in the Amur Oblast. It notes the deformation of the structure of demand for labor and labor supply in the Amur Oblast at present.
Conclusions. Currently, government support for the population, including the employed and unemployed, and enterprises of various forms of ownership is of particular importance.

Keywords: resilience, regional labor market, unemployment, coronavirus, infection, COVID-19


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