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Covid-19 Research

Working papers

CFCM 2020-13: The impact of Covid-19 on productivity

Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka and Gregory Thwaites 

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CFCM 2020-07: Economic uncertainty before and during the Covid-19 pandemic

Dave Altig, Scott Baker, Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Phil Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Steven J. Davis, Julia Leather, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen, Nick Parker, Thomas Renault, Pawel Smietanka and Greg Thwaites

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NICEP 2020-03: The safest time to fly: Pandemic response in the era of Fox News

Maxim Ananyev,  Michael Poyker and Yuan Tian

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CeDEx 2020-10: Social distance, speed of containment, and crowding in/out in a network model of contagion

Fabrizio Adriani

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CFCM 2020/06 Twin peaks: Covid-19 and the labour market

Jake Bradley, Alessandro Ruggieri and Adam Spencer

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GEP 2020/12 Social learning along international migrant networks

Yuan Tian, Maria Esther Caballero, and Brian K. Kovak

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Featured research

The Conversation: Five charts that reveal how remote working could change the UK

Jesse Matheson, Gianni De Fraja and James Rockey

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Economics Observatory: Which firms and industries have been most affected by Covid-19?

Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Rachel Griffith, Paul Mizen, Rebekah Stroud, Gregory Thwaites, Pawel Smietanka

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Economics Observatory: Why is uncertainty so damaging for the economy?

Nicholas Bloom, Michael McMahon, Paul Mizen, John Van Reenen and Charles Manski

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VOXeu CEPR: Economic uncertainty in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic

David E. Altig, Scott Baker, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Steven Davis, Julia Leather, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen, Nicholas Parker, Thomas Renault, Pawel Smietanka, Gregory Thwaites

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VOXeu CEPR: Coronavirus expected to reduce UK firms’ sales by over 40% in Q2

Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Paul Mizen, Gregory Thwaites, Pawel Smietanka

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VOXeu CEPR: The economic impact of coronavirus on UK businesses: Early evidence from the Decision Maker Panel

Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka 

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Economics Observatory: What will be the impact of the crisis on household finances?

John Gathergood

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Economics Observatory: How should the government support households with unpayable debts?

John Gathergood

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Economics Observatory: Might coronavirus bring a lasting shift to online spending?

John Gathergood

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Economics Observatory: How can authorities control coronavirus without killing the economy?

John Gathergood

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University of Nottingham Vision: Integrated, agile evidence from social scientists is helping policymakers respondto Covid-19.

The ability to supply reliable business data in almost real-time limits the damage caused by uncertainty and is helping the UK plan for recovery.

Paul Mizen, Nick Bloom, Scarlet Chen, Phil Bunn, Pawel Smietanka and Grey Thwaites

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University of Nottingham Vision: The economy after Covid-19

Almost overnight, the lockdown has changed the face of our economy and its legacy will be felt for decades.

John Gathergood

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University of Nottingham Vision: Covid-19, mass unemployment and structural change

The pandemic is accelerating irreversible shifts alrady underway in the UK economy.

John Gathergood

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Ongoing projects

The geography of post Covid-19 shutdown recovery risk in UK economic activity. Implications for recovery inequality and targeted stimulus

Gianni de Fraja.  Funded by ESRC


Real-time evaluation of the effects of Covid-19 and policy responses on consumer and small business finances

John Gathergood.  Funded by ESRC


Covid-19: The CIVIC Project: ​Predicting Covid-19 Impact on vulnerable individuals and communities via health, deprivation and loyalty-card data

Chris Starmer with James Goulding (lead) and Markus Owen in collaboration with Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine and University of Bristol.  Funded by UKRI


The impact of Covid-19 on productivity

Paul Mizen and Gregory Thwaites, with Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn and Pawel Smietanka


Economic Effects of Covid-19 and Macroeconomic Policies for Recovery

HES⁠-⁠SO Haute école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale

Margarita Rubio (with Isabella Blengini) 


Measuring the effects of Covid-19 on businesses and the UK economy

Paul Mizen and Gregory Thwaites in collaboration with National Institutute for Economic and Social Research and City, University of London.  Funded by ESRC


Twin peaks: Covid-19 and the labour market

Alessandro Ruggieri (lead), Jake Bradley and Adam Spencer.  Funded by British Academy


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