Category: COVID-19

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COVID-19 and its impact on women

Unlike other recessions, the COVID recession has disproportionately  affected  women. New research evaluates how gender wage inequality might be impacted during the recovery.

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Caught between a rock and a hard place

Suppression or elimination of the virus?  How to mitigate the shock to aggregate demand and supply?

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Future food supply

How is COVID transforming food supply chains?

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Why COVID forecasting was wrong?

There has been criticism of the Imperial College and the University of Washington’s COVID forecasts. What went wrong? Eichengreen on the public’s trust in experts.

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Europe, COVID and politics

Does this moment represent a new opportunity for European cooperation? What does new research shows.

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Corporate debt and bankruptcies

With non-financial corporate debt to GDP ratio at the highest level ever, what type of credit policy should the US follow in order to avoid undue scarring to firms and workers from the COVID crisis?

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Consumption and saving patterns during COVID

Two research papers use novel ways to put big data together in order to analyze spending patterns of US households according to income levels during the first months of the COVID crisis.

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Cash is king during the COVID crisis

Firms that were cash-rich pre-crisis are both rewarded by financial markets and able to gain market share during the crisis.

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Time series modelling of COVID-19 scenarios

Two new research papers on forecasting the COVID progression.

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When expectations are “scarred”

The debate about the shape of the recovery (V, U or L) revolves around consumers’ confidence and fear. New research shows that during COVID households’ expectations behave differently than what is predicted by standard macro models.

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