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The impact of Covid-19 on supply chains

Global Value Chains will change: brand new research on what this change implies.


New and noteworthy books in economics (April)

New books by Jeffrey Sachs, Joseph Stiglitz, Thomas Piketty and David A. Singer.


Ready to lift the lockdowns?

When testing and tracing are only two of the policy tools for a successful reopening of the economies.


Low oil prices in the COVID era

The sharp decline in oil prices presents governments with a dilemma: should they reduce retail prices?


Knightian uncertainty

Can the COVID-19 induced economic uncertainty be quantified? In such an environment, can we use quantitative models to guide policy?


Interesting initiatives

Many webinar series have been launched to disseminate new research on COVID-19. In this newsletter we included the ones we are following.


Will COVID-19 be a game changer?

What will change in politics and in our way of life? Could there be a green recovery?


The pandemic possibility frontier

The trade-off between economic activity and mortality through the lens of a HANK model and when R̥ₒ<1 is an economic constraint.


How to control aggregate demand during the pandemic

New and interesting research on the effectiveness of fiscal policy in stabilizing aggregate demand.


Thoughts on the world after the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is a world-shattering event whose far-ranging consequences we can only begin to imagine today.

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