Economics Department Contribution to the Debate on COVID-19
March 16, 12:00pm to August 28, 12:00pm


Ihsaan Bassier, Josh Budlender, et al.
March 31, 2020
South Africa can – and should – top up child support grants to avoid a humanitarian crisis, The Conversation 

Deepankar Basu & Priyanka Srivastava
June 13, 2020
We're Focusing on National Data on COVID-19 When We Should Be Looking at State-Level Trends

May 28, 2020
India’s Covid trajectory should be measured against that of its neighbours

May 19, 2020
COVID-19 in South Asia: India Lags Behind Pak on Stimulus, Lanka on Overall Performance

May 11, 2020
In South Asia, Lanka Leads and India Lags in Infrastructure, Medical Response to COVID-19

May 9, 2020
COVID-19 Data in South Asia Shows India is Doing Worse than Its Neighbour

Deepankar Basu
May 3, 2020
Indian States Must Increase COVID-19 Testing. But by How Much?

April 5, 2020
Tracking COVID-19 in India: The BCG Hypothesis, The Wire 

March 31, 2020
COVID-19 in India: Has Window of Opportunity Opened by Dip in Daily Growth Rates Closed?, The Wire

Nicolas Bohme Olivera
March 22, 2020
Una alternativa al plan económico del Gobierno para hacer frente al COVID-19 (An alternative to the government’s economic plan to confront COVID-19), CIPER (Chile) 

Samuel Bowles
April 10, 2020
The coming battle for the COVID-19 narrative, Vox CEPR Policy Portal (with Wendy Carlin) 

Casey Bucholz
April 11, 2020
The Coronavirus and Carceral Capitalism, Developing Economics 

Doug Cliggott and Mariam Majd
April 3, 2020
Coronavirus and Financial Markets: A Conversation with Doug Cliggott, Stockton University Economic Society 

Arin Dube
March 23, 2020 
Step One in Fighting the COVID-19 Economic Crisis, Boston Review 

March - 2020
Filling the Holes in Family and Business Budgets: Unemployment Benefits and Work Sharing in the Time of Pandemics, Economics for Inclusive Prosperity

Jerry Epstein
March 25, 2020 
The Coronavirus Consensus: "Spend, Spend, Spend", Dollars & Sense

Nancy Folbre
April 9, 2020

March 30, 2020

March 29, 2020

Gerald Friedman 
April 27, 2020
Don't waste the public's money bailing out private health insurers

Jayati Ghosh
April 8, 2020
The Coming Global Recession: Building an internationalist response, Transnational Institute Webinar

March 16, 2020
The COVID-19 Debt Deluge, Project Syndicate 

John Komlos
April -  2020

The Trump Recession reveals the deep fissures in the U.S. economy 

Lenore Palladino
June 2, 2020
Hourly employees should be represented on Walmart's board of directors

April 21, 2020
Another Risk for Small Business: Lightly Regulated Fintech Loans, Barron’s

April 15, 2020
Loans Won’t Cut It for Flailing Small Businesses, Barron’s

March 30, 2020
End Shareholder Primacy Once and For All

March 23, 2020
4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Disease That is Worsening the Covid-19 Pandemic 

March 19, 2020
Business Resiliency Requires Banning Stock Buybacks, Roosevelt Institute

Bob Pollin 
April 10, 2020
Joint interview with Noam Chomsky,

April 9, 2020
Wanted: Shovel-Ready Projects for a Green New Deal, The Nation

April 9, 2020
The Deficit Is Exploding! And That’s a Good Thing, The Nation

March 18, 2020
We Are Facing Economic Collapse on Top of a Pandemic. What We Do Now Matters,,  (with C.J. Polychroniou)

Kishorekumar Suryaprakash
May 22, 2020
In Chennai, 71% Resident Informal Workers Lost Jobs in Past 2 Months

Isabella Weber
May 30, 2020
China Is Not the Enemy — Neoliberalism Is

April 21, 2020
International Trade in a post Covid-19 World

Richard Wolff
May 29, 2020
Why the neoliberal agenda is a failure at fighting coronavirus

April 18, 2020
Learning From Coronavirus: We Can't Rely on Capitalism to Serve Our Most Basic Social Needs