American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

The Positive Legacy of the Pandemic on Labor Productivity:the European Experience
Paola Parravicini, Alessandro Graffi

What were the pandemic’s main effects on labor productivity? Which European countries made the best use of remote working even after the health emergency ended? This paper aims to highlight, through a simple analysis of OECD and Eurostat data, that the benefits of teleworking during the pandemic have not persistedwith the same intensity in all European countries, already since 2021. For this reason, the causes that may have determined this result were investigated. In the final section of the paper, some interventions were proposed to evaluate, seize, and capitalize the positive opportunities offered by even a dramatic situation like the Covid-19 pandemic.

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