Luis Garicano 16 June 2021

As with Bretton Woods and with the Beveridge Report during WWII, the crisis generated by the Covid pandemic creates an opportunity to rethink our economic system. This new book offers the thoughts of 21 top economists representing most of the different fields of economics on the key challenges the world faces after the Covid pandemic.

Bill English, Kristin Forbes, Ángel Ubide 03 June 2021

The abruptness and speed of the economic deterioration caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the sharp increase in market volatility, and the blinding uncertainty over the impact of the pandemic motivated a central bank reaction that was unprecedented in terms of size, speed and scope. This CEPR eBook summarises the responses by sixteen central banks from both advanced and emerging economies – with chapters written by senior central bank officials and economists in each of the countries to explain the actions taken. 

Patrick Bolton, Marcin Kacperczyk, Harrison Hong, Xavier Vives 25 May 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed severe vulnerabilities in the global financial system, and serves as a cautionary tale for the potentially devastating effects that future natural disasters and climate change could cause to the world economy. The third report in The Future of Banking series tests precisely how resilient the financial system is to natural disasters and discusses what can be done to make it more resilient.

Ingo Borchert, L Alan Winters 27 April 2021

Digital trade and digitally enabled services hold the promise of much-needed future growth and prosperity, but also pose unique challenges for trade policymaking. This eBook presents the proceedings from a conference organised by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the UK Trade Policy Observatory, hosted by CEPR,  to discuss new directions for digital trade policy.

Rabah Arezki, Simeon Djankov, Ugo Panizza 23 February 2021

With the exception of some flashpoints in Northern and Southern Africa, the continent has been largely spared from the direct health effect of Covid-19. However, the African economy has been significantly hurt by the economic consequences. This eBook summarises recent research on the economic effect of the Covid-19 pandemic in the continent covering a wide array of topics focusing on the response of firms, households, governments, and international organisations. 

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