Constraints on New Hampshire’s workforce recovery: Impacts from COVID-19, child care and benefit program design on household labor market decisions [Executive summary]
This executive summary provides the background and research framework for the study of New Hampshire’s labor market during COVID-19. There is a description of datasets and methods used, including an explanation of the expanded scope of the study which incorporates unemployment claims, and child care supply and demand. The study analyzes the association between child care availability/affordability and unemployment rates during the pandemic. Other constraints on New Hampshire’s economic recovery from COVID-19 are discussed.