In a joint project, scientists from 12 institutions (including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Warwick University) are investigating how people are coping with the corona crisis.
Kristian Blickle will present a new version of his working paper "Pandemics Change Cities: Municipal Spending and Voter Extremism in Germany, 1918-1933".
Sebastian Dullien (IMK) gave an assessment of the impact of the economic stimulus package at the start of our new format "New Economy Short Cuts". The recording is available here.
Does the crisis trigger a transformation process or will everything go back to normal? Hannes Böhm and Valentin Sagvosdkin describe the importance of narratives for the time after the crisis.
Our cooperation partner NAEC (OECD) invites you to a conversation with former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. You can find the recording here.
So gut das Konjunkturpaket der Bundesregierung wirken mag – mit der Summe hätte mehr erreicht werden können. Von Sebastian Dullien
The German government has decided on an economic stimulus package of 130€ billion. Achim Truger and Michael Hüther evaluated individual measures in advance. Laurence Tubiana and Emmanuel Guerin insist on the importance of the Green Deal for reconstruction.
Robin Brooks, Frank van Lerven, Antonella Stirati and Shahin Valleé discuss the fiscal capacities of countries hit by the corona virus and lay out what needs to be done next.
Corona Workshop: Over the last four decades central banks have been almost exclusively mandated with the task of macroeconomic stabilization. Can they still do their job? We discussed this with Eric Lonergan, Martin Hellwig, Peter Bofinger and Daniela Gabor.
Nicola Brandt, Sebastian Dullien, Stephen Kinsella and Jens Südekum discuss the real-economic effects of the Corona crisis.
Introductory remarks by Thomas Fricke and Gerhard Schick on the state of the economy and a plan to cope with the crisis.
How dramatically does the Corona crisis threaten to become economically and financially still? Will the aid be enough? And will the world be the same as before?
Corona Workshop: A summary of the session "Eurozone - is this the time for Eurobonds?" (Video included) during our Corona Economic Workshop on 22 April. Simon Tilford has assembled quotes and analyzes the discussion during the session.
Marc Adam explains the concept of helicopter money and analyzes the discussion around it. Input for the session on central bank action during the corona crisis.
International video conference on the Corona economic shock, the short-term urgency and long-term prospects, on 21/22 April.
In Italy, 101 economists have recommended that the government simply should not agree to the latest Eurogroup proposals. A documentation.