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COVID-19 and Food Systems: Short- and Long-Term Impacts

Publication Name: 
OECD Digital Economy Papers
Year of Publication: 
2021
Author(s): 
OECD
Organization Name: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Acronym: 
OECD
Full Date: 
21 July 2021
Category: 
Reports
Theme: 
Business
Keyword(s): 
teleworking
COVID-19
digital technologies
Abstract: 
The COVID-19 crisis created a sudden need for businesses and their employees to take up or increase working from home. By facilitating teleworking, digital technologies have been crucial in allowing economic activities to endure and in enabling a significant portion of individuals to continue earning income. This paper brings together information on how teleworking has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, it looks at which businesses and individuals have been able to leverage it to keep working. It also presents the definitions and survey vehicles underlying the statistics presented.
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