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Introducing a User Guide to COVID-19

Stockholm (Ekonamik) – On March 27th, Andrea Galeotti and Paolo Surico, Professors of Economics and the London Business School, published a package of resources regarding the COVID19 pandemic on VoxEU, a portal of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The initiative was motivated by the confusion that such a highly technical topic may generate and the hope that these materials may help clear some of the misunderstandings about the Coronavirus.

The information materials include a range of lecture slides and YouTube lecture videos briefly discussing the pathology and epidemiology of COVID19 before engaging in a longer and more in-depth discussion of its economic implications and the policy reactions available to policymakers.

The package is made up of five parts:

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Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe is an economist with 8 years of experience in macroeconomic and financial analysis for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UN World Institute for Development Economic Research, the Stockholm School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Filipe holds a MSc in European Political Economy from the LSE and a MSc in Economics from the University of London, where he currently is a PhD candidate.

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