Tuesday, April 28, 2020

COVID-Economics Links (April 28)

Blogs, Opinions and Academic papers

The Deadly Urgency of Now - Gordon Brown (PS)
The COVID-19 Balancing Act
Michael J Boskin
COVID-19 Economic Downturn: What do cyclical norms suggest? - Stephen G Cecchetti and Kermit L. Schoenholtz
Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-Time Papers (Issue 10)- CEPR
Scaling up the COVID-19 crisis response now will avoid higher costs later - Ceyla Pazarbasioglu and Ayhan Kose (World Bank)
The Evolving Impacts of COVID-19 on Small Businesses Since the CARES Act
John Eric Humphries, Christopher Neilson and Gabriel Ulyssea (SSRN)
How South Korea Stopped COVID-19 Early - Myoung-Hee Kim
How the Tension Between Big Business and Antitrust Will Reshape Post-Covid America - Matt Stoller (ProMarket)
Where should the marginal dollar go in U.S. fiscal policy - David Berger and Kyle Herkenhoff (Equitable Growth)
Europe must act now to prepare the aftermath of the pandemic crisis - Laurence Boone, Álvaro Santos Pereira (VoxEU)
Exploiting a coronavirus weak-spot for an exit strategy - Uri Alon, Eran Yashiv (VoxEU)
Beating the coronavirus: Ensuring a socially equitable response - Louise Cord (World Bank)


The world has more to fear from deflation than hyperinflation - FT
Federal Reserve expands emergency coronavirus aid program to more cities and counties - Washington Post
Oil Prices Drop to Lowest Level Since 1986 - WSJ
Junk Bonds Bounce Back, Raising Hopes—and Concerns - WSJ
Over 30m workers in Europe turn to state for wage support - FT
Inflation figures are about to get fuzzier - FT

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