Coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic threatens to plunge the global economy into a recession or worse. PIIE scholars assess the economic outlook, possible approaches to reverse the downturn, and the factors—including trade protection—that have worsened the situation.

Recent Content

RealTime Economic Issues Watch
April 15, 2022
RealTime Economic Issues Watch

Karen Dynan (PIIE) and Wilson Powell III (Harvard Kennedy School)

April 1, 2022
Past Event

Olivier Blanchard (PIIE), Romain Duval (IMF), Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (IMF), Anna Stansbury (PIIE) and Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan)

March 31, 2022
PIIE Chart

Jason Furman (PIIE) and Wilson Powell III (Harvard Kennedy School)

March 7, 2022
RealTime Economic Issues Watch

Jason Furman (PIIE) and Wilson Powell III (Harvard Kennedy School)

March 4, 2022
Op-Eds

Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Thorsten Beck (Florence School of Banking and Finance, EUI; CEPR), Maurice Obstfeld (PIIE) and Yung Chul Park (Korea University)

February 28, 2022
via VoxEU
Past Event

Sean Hagan (PIIE), José Garrido (International Monetary Fund), Emanuel Kopp (International Monetary Fund), Patrick Honohan (PIIE) and Kristine Høegh-Omdal (Norwegian Ministry of Finance)

February 24, 2022
Past Event

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Tobias Adrian (International Monetary Fund) and Anna Gelpern (PIIE)

February 10, 2022
PIIE Chart

Karen Dynan (PIIE) and Wilson Powell III (Harvard Kennedy School)

February 4, 2022