Archive for May 26th, 2020

Trade and travel in the time of epidemics

May 26, 2020

Hans-Joachim Voth in this voxeu piece says we need to think about trade and travel differently for goods and people.

Goods carry little diseases whereas people do:

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Understanding the policy choices: Saving Lives vs Saving Economy

May 26, 2020

Frederic Boissay, Daniel Rees and Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul of BIS in this research:

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Rakesh Mohan 2006 Speech on Avian Influenza Pandemic: Remains relevant to fighting the crisis today

May 26, 2020

Came across this 2006 speech by Rakesh Mohan, who was then Deputy Governor at RBI.

He outlined what to expect in case there is an outbreak of large scale pandemic :

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The vanishing interest income of Chinese banks as an indicator of loan quality problems

May 26, 2020

Karlo Kauko of Bank of Finland in this voxeu research:


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