Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy
Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy

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.