RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The impact of the novel coronavirus on the economy has been felt in the pocket of Brazilians who have managed to maintain their jobs during the pandemic.
The drop in income of employed workers was higher for those with less schooling, according to Pnad/Covid data from the IBGE, organized by the Idados consultancy.
In the first semester of 2020, wages of workers who failed to complete high school had dropped as much as 25 percent compared to what they used to earn in the month. To estimate this loss, the IBGE asked how much workers . . .