A new CEPR Policy Insight by Cédric Tille of the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and CEPR Research Fellow, examines if Switzerland has a problem of too little debt, considers alternatives for the government’s current fiscal policy, and recommends policy actions for mitigating damage caused by the COVID-19 epidemic. 

CEPR Discussion Papers 05 April 2020: 22 new Discussion Papers

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