Modeling the Economic Effects of the Covid-19 Crisis


Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020

Time: 2:30-4:15pm (Eastern time)

James Stock moderated a panel discussion with Andrew Atkeson, Martin Eichenbaum, Francesco Lippi, Thomas Philippon and Eric Budish. Each of the panelists had written recent papers on how to approach the problems in modeling the economic effects of COVID-19 and spoke for 10 minutes giving their high level takeaways about the lessons from their analysis. We will reserved the remaining time for questions.

The papers that will be discussed can be accessed below.


The full video can be viewed here.

Individual panelists' presentations and slides are below.


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