Davide Furceri, Prakash Loungani, Jonathan D. Ostry and Pietro Pizzuto: Will Covid-19 affect inequality? Evidence from past pandemics, in: CEPR Press, Issue 12, Mai 1, 2020, p. 138-157.
Vellore Arthi, John Parman: Disease, Downturns, and Wellbeing, Economic History and the Long-run Impacts of COVID-19, in: NBER Working Paper Series, Working Paper 27805, September 2020.
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson, Mark Koyama: The Economic Impact of the Black Death, in: IIEP-WP-2020-14, August 2020.
The “Black Death” was the biggest demographic shock in European history. The authors of this paper review the origin, spread and mortality of the disease. They document that it was an plausibly exogenous shock for the European economy and trace its aggregate and local impacts in both the short and long term.
Guido Alfani: Epidemics, inequality and poverty in preindustrial and early industrial times, in: IIEP-WP-2020-16 (August 2020).
This paper is part of a symposium organized by Dr. Remi Jedwab of George Washington University that will be published in the Journal of Economic Literature. Continue reading
A literature review of the economic aspects of COVID-19
Abel Brodeur, David Gray, Anik Islam, Suraiya Jabeen Bhuiyan: A Literature Review of the Economics of COVID-19, in: IZA DP No. 13411 (June 2020). Continue reading
Deficit spending as in war financing?
Harold James: COVID-19, debt monetization, and lessons from war financing,
Webinar at the Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University, April 24, 2020.