The gender gap in mental well-being during the Covid-19 outbreak: Evidence from the UK
Citation: Etheridge, Ben; Spantig, Lisa (2020) : The gender gap in mental well-being during the Covid-19 outbreak: Evidence from the UK, ISER Working Paper Series, No. 2020-08, University of Essex, Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), Colchester
In this paper the authors use rich and representative longitudinal data to document a large decline in mental well-being after the Covid outbreak in the UK. Consistently with the existing evidence, they show a disproportionate decline for women, twice as large as for men.