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External Resources

To help you find out how economists are responding to the Covid-19 crisis and the challenges it will bring, we have compiled a list of useful external resources.

Contributing organisations

Other organisations

  • American Economic Association (AEA): a list of projects addressing COVID-19 crisis.

  • The Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago, translating research into accessible and relevant formats, and proactively disseminating it to key decision-makers around the world.

  • Campaign for Social Science hub. Showcases research, think-pieces and policy analysis across social sciences which contribute to understanding and tackling the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on society and economy.

  • The cemmap working paper series publishes papers expanding the frontiers of knowledge in microdata methods and practice, and has focused on challenges posed by Covid-19 in recent months.

  • CesIfo research on COVID-19; a global, independent research network based in Munich that aims to advance international scientific knowledge exchange about economics and economic policy.

  • Chicago Booth Review reports on relevant research on the recession following the financial crash in 2007-8 and how they could relevant for the economic fall-out of the current crisis.

  • The Conversation sources news and views on Covid-19 (and much else) from the academic and research community and delivers them direct to the public.

  • Economics for Inclusive Prosperity: A network of academic economists committed to an inclusive economy and society. Our members develop and discuss policy ideas based on sound scholarship.

  • The Economics Network, providing advice on distance and online learning to enhance the quality of learning and teaching throughout the Higher Education economics community.

  • European Network for Economic and Fiscal Policy Research (econpol), network of universities and research institutes across 12 countries, who contribute scientific expertise to discussion of policy in the European Union

  • The Office of National Statistics (ONS): latest data and analysis related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effect on the economy and society.

  • Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker: track the economic impacts of COVID-19 on people, businesses, and communities across the United States in real time.

  • Our World in Data, making research and data on the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) available to make progress against the world’s largest problems.

  • Oxford Economics have a list of their featured Coronavirus research briefings.

  • Pandemics in History, an Economic History resource list collating literature and primary sources on epidemics, disease and public health.