Covid-19 Economics Papers


Covid-19 Economics Papers

This page collects papers on the economics of the Covid-19 pandemic for students enrolled in my courses at Sapienza University of Rome.

You can find the abstracts of other ongoing projects on the European Economic Association's website, here.


Behavioral outcomes

  • Dietrich, A., Knotek, E. S., Kuester, K., Muller, G. J., Myrseth, O. R., Schoenle, R., Weber, M. (2020). Consumers and COVID-19: A Real-Time Survey. Economic Commentary, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, vol. 2020(08): 1-6.


Compliance with restrictive measures

  • Villas-Boas, S. B., Sears, J., Villas-Boas, M., Villas-Boas, V. (2020). Are We #StayingHome to Flatten the Curve? Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series qt5h97n884.


Economic outcomes

  • Arezki, R., Nguyen, A. (2020). Novel coronavirus hurts the Middle East and North Africa through many channels. In: Baldwin, R., Weder di Mauro, B. (Eds). Economics in the Time of COVID-19. London: CEPR.


Education and work from home



Environmental aspects

Healthcare systems


Insights from previous pandemics



Labour market



Pandemic dynamics

  • Dowd, J. B., Andriano, L., Brazel, D. M., Rotondi, V., Block, P., Ding, X., Liu, Y., Mills, M. C. (2020). Demographic science aids in understanding the spread and fatality rates of COVID-19. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2004911117.


Policy response

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