A CEPR study by Óscar Jordá, Sanjay Singh and Alan Taylor, explores the medium- to long-term macroeconomic effects of global pandemics, through studying rates of return on assets using a dataset stretching back to the 14th century.

CEPR has launched a new online peer-reviewed Review for the rapid dissemination of emerging scholarly work on the Covid19 epidemic. Issue one is now available.

Weekly research highlights from CEPR and VoxEU.org

The reduction in €-coin observed so far only reflects the initial effects of the fall in share prices and the widespread deterioration in business and consumer confidence that occurred in the second half of March in connection with the spread of the pandemic across euro-area countries.

CEPR has decided to launch a new online peer-reviewed review to disseminate emerging scholarly work on the Covid-19 epidemic. Very quickly after the onset of the epidemic a large number of policy papers have been written by economic scholars, many of which have appeared on VoxEU. This has been enormously helpful to improve our understanding of policy options. The next step requires more formal investigations, based on explicit theory and/or empirical evidence. This is what Covid Economics:Vetted and Real-Time Papers aims to provide.

CEPR Discussion Papers 29 March 2020: 22 new Discussion Papers

Weekly research highlights from CEPR and VoxEU.org

CEPR Discussion Papers 22 March 2020: 29 new Discussion Papers

CEPR Research Fellow Philippe Aghion and colleague Peter Howitt awarded the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management.

A CEPR study by Elizabeth Brainerd and Mark V Siegler examines the effects of the 1918-1919 influenza epidemic on subsequent economic growth using data from a sample of US states.