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.

Weekly research highlights from CEPR and VoxEU.org

Top economists call for decisive and coordinated fiscal policy interventions to counter economic damage from the global pandemic

A new CEPR Policy Insight by World Bank economists M. Ayhan Kose, Peter Nagle, Franziska Ohnsorge and Naotaka Sugawara, examines the current build-up of debt in emerging and developing countries, which is unprecendented in its size, speed, and reach. 

CEPR Discussion Papers 15 March 2020: 16 new Discussion Papers

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Weekly research highlights from CEPR and VoxEU.org

A new CEPR study by Carlo Ciccarelli, Gianni De Fraja and Daniela Vuri reveals that exposure to passive smoking of yet-to-be-born and very young children has a strong negative effect on their height as adults. 

CEPR Discussion Papers 08 March 2020: 17 new Discussion Papers

A New ‘instant’ ebook assesses the likely economic damage, the mechanisms of economic contagion and the urgent need for policy action