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Coronavirus economics and policy

On Mar 10, 2020
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RT @curiouskiwicat: @EricCrampton We are ahead of the US on testing capacity but as @MHReddell pointed out, we seem to be at or near dead last in ICU/pop among developed countries. https://t.co/wtbsZhjCEe
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Any guesses as to which country currently has the highest number of coronavirus cases per capita?   I’d have got this one wrong, until I happened to spot a table yesterday with some numbers f…

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On Mar 10, 2020
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RT @curiouskiwicat: @EricCrampton We are ahead of the US on testing capacity but as @MHReddell pointed out, we seem to be at or near dead last in ICU/pop among developed countries. https://t.co/wtbsZhjCEe
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Coronavirus economics and policy

Any guesses as to which country currently has the highest number of coronavirus cases per capita?   I’d have got this one wrong, until I happened to spot a table yesterday with some numbers ...

Emi Nakamura wins the John Bates Clark medal

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Coronavirus and macroeconomic policy

The consensus is that the coronavirus outbreak will cause a negative supply shock to the world economy, by forcing factories to shut down and disrupting global supply chains. This column ...

Emi Nakamura, Clark Medalist 2019

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A Makeover for Chinese Macroeconomic Policy

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Experts on how coronavirus will wallop Australia's economy – and what the government must do

Economists say a recession is now nearly inevitable. The only question is how long it will last