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The rapid spread of the global coronavirus pandemic and its economic, societal, and health impact have been unprecedented.

In the midst of the pandemic, Booth faculty have pivoted their research focus in extraordinary ways to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, exploring how the pandemic has impacted the global economy and the world. Their new research, as well as the existing academic literature, is providing the insights that can help policymakers, investors, business people, and everyone else cope with the uncertain terrain ahead.

Featured Thought Leadership Stories

Tackling the COVID-19 Crisis: Thought Leadership Events

Explore events where Booth faculty share insights and analysis of how the global pandemic has affected the economy and the world.

Explore Our Community’s Response to the Pandemic

Researching A Crisis in Real Time

Booth faculty have pivoted their research focus in extraordinary ways in response to the COVID-19 crisis, analyzing data in real time with urgency.

Big Problems and Big Solutions

In designing the contact tracing algorithm for India’s official COVID-19 contact tracing app, this Booth student relied on learnings from the Big Problems course.

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uChicago Forward

See the UChicago Forward website for details on the university’s reopening plans.

University-wide Updates