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Europe in the Time of Covid-19

There is no doubt that the Covid crisis represents a challenge for European unity and another crash test for the euro. This eBook brings together a collection of Vox columns proposing and analysing the appropriate responses to 'flatten the economic recession curve' and to safeguard the most impacted groups from the economic fallout of the health crisis.

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Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds) (2020), ‘Europe in the Time of Covid-19‘, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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de Ruijter, A, R Beetsma, B Burgoon, F Nicoli and F Vandenbroucke (2020), ‘EU solidarity in fighting COVID-19: State of play, obstacles, citizens’ attitudes, and ways forward‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Costa-i-Font, J (2020), ‘The EU needs an independent public health authority to fight pandemics such as the COVID-19 crises‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Becker, B, U Hege and P Mella-Barral (2020), ‘Corporate debt burdens threaten economic recovery after COVID-19: Planning for debt restructuring should start now‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Boot, A, E Carletti, H Kotz, J Krahnen, L Pelizzon and M Subrahmanyam (2020), ‘Coronavirus and financial stability 3.0: Try equity – risk sharing for companies, large and small‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Boot, A, E Carletti, H Kotz, J Krahnen, L Pelizzon and M Subrahmanyam (2020), ‘Corona and Financial Stability 4.0: Implementing a European Pandemic Equity Fund‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Vandenbroucke, F, L Andor, R Beetsma, B Burgoon, G Fischer, T Kuhn, C Luigjes and F Nicoli (2020), ‘The European Commission’s SURE initiative and euro area unemployment re-insurance‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Fasani, F (2020), ‘Immigrant key workers in Europe: The COVID-19 response that comes from abroad‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Motta, M and M Peitz (2020), ‘EU state aid policies in the time of COVID-19‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Motta, M and M Peitz (2020), ‘The EU recovery fund: An opportunity for change‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Pradelski, B and M Oliu-Barton (2020), ‘Green bridges: Reconnecting Europe to avoid economic disaster‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Angeloni, I (2020), ‘European bank regulators aren’t yet doing what it takes‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Perotti, E (2020), ‘The coronavirus shock to financial stability‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Abad, J and J Suarez (2020), ‘IFRS 9 and COVID-19: Delay and freeze the transitional arrangements clock‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Gobbi, G, F Palazzo and A Segura (2020), ‘Unintended effects of loan guarantees during the Covid-19 crisis‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Bénassy-Quéré, A, R Marimon, J Pisani-Ferry, L Reichlin, D Schoenmaker and B Weder di Mauro (2020), ‘COVID-19: Europe needs a catastrophe relief plan‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Landais, C, E Saez and G Zucman (2020), ‘A progressive European wealth tax to fund the European COVID response‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Gros, D (2020), ‘EU solidarity in exceptional times: Corona transfers instead of Coronabonds‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Löyttyniemi, T (2020), ‘Coronataxes as a solution‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Bénassy-Quéré, A, A Boot, A Fatás, M Fratzscher, C Fuest, F Giavazzi, R Marimon, P Martin, J Pisani-Ferry, L Reichlin, D Schoenmaker, P Teles and B Weder di Mauro (2020), ‘A proposal for a Covid Credit Line‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Erce, A, A Garcia Pascual and R Marimon (2020), ‘The ESM can finance the COVID fight now‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Corsetti, G and A Erce (2020), ‘Maturity, seniority and size: Make sure the ESM’s pandemic crisis support is fit for purpose!‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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van den Noord, P and L Codogno (2020), ‘COVID-19: A euro area safe asset and fiscal capacity are needed now‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Codogno, L and P van den Noord (2020), ‘COVID-19: A euro area safe asset and fiscal capacity are needed now‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Bini Smaghi, L (2020), ‘Corona bonds – great idea but complicated in reality‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Pröbstl, J (2020), ‘ESM loans or Coronabonds: A legal analysis from the German perspective‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Grund, S, L Guttenberg and C Odendahl (2020), ‘Sharing the fiscal burden of the crisis: A Pandemic Solidarity Instrument for the EU‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Bénassy-Quéré, A, G Corsetti, A Fatás, G Felbermayr, M Fratzscher, C Fuest, F Giavazzi, R Marimon, P Martin, J Pisani-Ferry, L Reichlin, H Rey, M Schularick, J Südekum, P Teles, N Veron and B Weder di Mauro (2020), ‘COVID-19 economic crisis: Europe needs more than one instrument‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Beck, T (2020), ‘The economic, political and moral case for a European fiscal policy response to COVID-19‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Horn, S, J Meyer and C Trebesch (2020), ‘Coronabonds: The forgotten history of European Community debt‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Garicano, L (2020), ‘Towards a European Reconstruction Fund‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Bordignon, M and G Tabellini (2020), ‘The EU response to the coronavirus crisis: How to get more bang for the buck‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Corsetti, G, A Erce and A Garcia Pascual (2020), ‘Perpetual bonds are not the best way to finance the European Recovery Fund‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Galí, J (2020), ‘Helicopter money: The time is now‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Giavazzi, F and G Tabellini (2020), ‘Covid Perpetual Eurobonds: Jointly guaranteed and supported by the ECB‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Yashiv, E (2020), ‘Breaking the taboo: The political economy of COVID-motivated helicopter drops‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Codogno, L and P van den Noord (2020), ‘COVID-19: OMT is second-best, but still welcome‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Kapoor, S and W Buiter (2020), ‘To fight the COVID pandemic, policymakers must move fast and break taboos‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19

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Vihriälä, V (2020), ‘Make room for fiscal action through debt conversion‘, in Weder di Mauro, B and A Bénassy-Quéré (eds), Europe in the Time of Covid-19, CEPR Press, Paris & London. https://cepr.org/publications/books-and-reports/europe-time-covid-19