COVID-19

How to mitigate the economic impacts of infectious diseases

Microscopic infectious agents can have macroeconomic effects Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

David E. Bloom

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Harvard School of Public Health

Michael Kuhn

Co-Leader of the research group on population economics at the Wittgenstein Centre, Vienna Institute of Demography

Klaus Prettner

Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business

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