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The Covid-19 Response

The Economics of the Coronavirus Crisis


March/April 2021

Taxing Multinationals: A Fundamental Shift Is Under Way by Tommaso Faccio and Jayati Ghosh

Forum European Integration and National Elections After COVID-19 with contributions by Thierry Chopin, Samuel B. H. Faure, Borbála Göncz, György Lengyel, Simon Otjes, Mario Pianta and Francesco Saraceno

Robust Policy in Times of Pandemic by Yakov Ben-Haim and Jan Willem Van den End

China’s Investments in Germany and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic by Xinming Xia and Wan-Hsin Liu

Making the Most of Their Shot: The American Rescue Plan Package by Adam S. Posen

January/February 2021

Restoring Public Trust After Trump and COVID-19 by Jiffer Bourguignon and Ekaterina Sprenger

COVID-19: Lockdowns, Fatality Rates and GDP Growth by Michael König and Adalbert Winkler

Why the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Increase the Corporate Saving Trend in the Long Run by Markus Demary, Stefan Hasenclever and Michael Hüther

COVID-19 and the Growth Potential by Michael Grömling

November/December 2020

The EU’s Pandemic Response: Tackling COVID-19, Building the Future by Paolo Gentiloni

Economic Recovery in the Age of COVID-19 by Robert Skidelsky

Boosting the Economic Recovery or Closing a Green Deal in Europe? Or Both? by Natacha Valla

COVID-19 and the Twin Transition: How the Recovery Can Boost Sustainable and Inclusive Growth by Debora Revoltella

Youth 2020 – Preventing Another Lost Generation? by Sue Maguire

Green Recovery: Europe and the World by Robert Pollin

The Climate Crisis Will Not Wait by Matilda Gettins

Social Distancing Requirements and the Determinants of the COVID-19 Recession and Recovery in Europe by Christian Dreger and Daniel Gros

Individualism, Polarization and Recovery from the COVID-19 Crisis by Barry Eichengreen

Manoeuvring Through the Crisis: Labour Market and Social Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Werner Eichhorst, Paul Marx and Ulf Rinne

Working from Home and COVID-19: The Chances and Risks for Gender Gaps by Melanie Arntz, Francesco Berlingieri and Sarra Ben Yahmed

Post-COVID-19 EMU: Economic Distancing by Parallel Currencies by Thomas Mayer and Gunther Schnabl

September/October 2020

Reforming EU Fiscal Rules: More Leeway, Investment Orientation and Democratic Coordination by Achim Truger

Lessons From the COVID-19 Crisis for Euro Area Fiscal Rules by Daniel Gros

The Eurozone as a Trap and a Hostage: Obstacles and Prospects of the Debate on European Fiscal Rules by Orsola Costantini

Eurozone Output Gaps and the COVID-19 Shock by Robin Brooks and Jonathan Fortun

Reflections on the Stability and Growth Pact’s Preventive Arm in Light of the COVID-19 Crisis Sebastian by Hauptmeier and Nadine Leiner-Killinger

Adapting the EU Economic Governance to New Macroeconomic and Political Realities by Raffaele Fargnoli

Spillover Effects From Next Generation EU by Oliver Picek

July/August 2020

COVID-19 Crisis: How to Avoid a ‘Lost Generation’ by Johann Bacher and Dennis Tamesberger

Fighting the COVID-19 Crisis: Debt Monetisation and EU Recovery Bonds by Alberto Botta, Eugenio Caverzasi and Alberto Russo

State Aid Policies in Response to the COVID-19 Shock: Observations and Guiding Principles by Massimo Motta and Martin Peitz

May/June 2020

Potential Output, EU Fiscal Surveillance and the COVID-19 Shock by Philipp Heimberger

Coronavirus Crisis: Government Aid That Also Promotes Employee Ownership by David Patterson Ellerman and Tej Gonza

Great Green Transition and Finance by Claudia Kemfert, Dorothea Schäfer, Willi Semmler

Lessons From the Coronavirus Crisis for European Integration by Annette Bongardt and Francisco Torres

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Reshaping the Trade Landscape and What to Do About It by Sébastien Jean

The Privilege of Working From Home at the Time of Social Distancing by Armanda Cetrulo, Dario Guarascio and Maria Enrica Virgillito

Common Pitfalls in the Interpretation of COVID-19 Data and Statistics by Andreas Backhaus

Why Current EU Proposals for Corona-Related Financial Aid Cannot Replace Coronabonds by Sebastian Dullien, Thomas Theobald, Silke Tober and Andrew Watt

Whither Coronabonds? The Past and Future of the EMU in the Coronavirus Pandemic by Bodo Herzog

SURE – EU Capacity for Stabilising Employment and Incomes in the Pandemic by László Andor

On the Macroeconomic and Social Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Latin America and the Developing World by Christian R. Proaño

Coronavirus Pandemic: Europe is Once Again Forged in a Crisis by Barry Eichengreen

The Need for Monetary Financing of Corona Budget Deficits by Paul De Grauwe

Decades of Tight Fiscal Policy Have Left the Health Care System in Italy Ill-Prepared to Fight the COVID-19 Outbreak by Alessandro Bramucci, Franz Prante and Achim Truger

March/April 2020

The Pandemic Requires a Coordinated Global Economic Response by Alicia García Herrero

The Coming Coronavirus Crisis: What Can We Learn? by Matteo Lucchese and Mario Pianta

The Finnish Pension System and Its Future Challenges by Tarmo Valkonen