The Economics of a Pandemic was a six-part lecture series, to present cutting edge research on the short and long term impacts of COVID-19. These lectures ran from 22 May – 31 June 2020.
What are the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on individuals and businesses? How will the crisis affect the labour market, startups, growth and inequalities? This six-part lecture series presents the latest research by world class academics on topics of immediate relevance to business leaders, to inform their decisions during and after the crisis.
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Friday 22nd May
The Immediate and Unequal Impact of the COVID Crisis on Individuals – Abi Adams-Prassl, University of Oxford
Friday 5th June
Using Machine Learning to Predict Equity Returns in the Time of COVID – Stephen Hansen, Imperial College Business School
Friday 19th June
What Can COVID Testing Teach Us About Experimenting In Business? – Alex Teytelboym, University of Oxford
Friday 3rd July
Startups and the Macroeconomy in a Pandemic – Petr Sedláček, University of Oxford
Friday 17th July
Growth and Inequality After the Pandemic – Gabriel Ulyssea, University of Oxford
Friday 31st July
How do we pay for it? Financial costs of crises and pandemics – Moritz Schularick, University of Bonn