Impacts of COVID-19 on Informal Workers and National Policies in China

Kadiriya Kaimaier (Insurance, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan, 611100, China)
Yejia Zhang (Accounting, Tianfu college of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610052, China)


The impact of the epidemic on China's economy is huge. By analyzing the impact of the epidemic on the informal economy and consulting the measures taken by local governments in Sichuan to restore the stall economy in the post epidemic period, this paper classifies and refines the measures made by urban governments of different sizes of cities, puts forward relevant laws, and puts forward opinions and forecasts on the future trend of the stall economy and stall economy in the post epidemic period. Due to the impact of the epidemic, people's awareness of self-protection has increased, local governments have also strengthened prevention and control, and the business of vendors has been seriously affected. The Sichuan case shows that the government's encouragement is an important guarantee for the rapid recovery of the stall economy. At the same time, reasonable control is a necessary means to prevent the recurrence of the epidemic. For the future trend of the stall, it is a trend to set up permitted-vending-places (shudaoqu). Selecting an address according to the nature of the commodity is the guarantee of sales.


Stall economy; Post epidemic period; Reasonable control; Permitted-vending-place

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