Covid-19, Family Stress and Domestic Violence: Remote Work, Isolation and Bargaining Power

@article{Beland2020Covid19FS,
  title={Covid-19, Family Stress and Domestic Violence: Remote Work, Isolation and Bargaining Power},
  author={Louis-Philippe Beland and Abel Brodeur and Joanne Haddad and Derek Mikola},
  journal={SSRN Electronic Journal},
  year={2020}
}
We study the impacts of COVID-19 on domestic violence and family stress. Our empirical analysis relies on a unique online survey, the Canadian Perspective Survey Series, which allows us to investigate the mechanisms through which COVID-19 may affect family stress and domestic violence. We find no evidence that changes in work arrangements are related to self-reported levels of family stress and violence in the home due to confinement, suggesting that remote work on a large scale does not lead… 

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