Go to main navigation Navigation menu Skip navigation Home page Search

Research and reports

All news Education Research Outreach Press release Alumni Dissertation Seminar Institute for Research Publication BSc Programs MSc Programs MBA Program SSE Alumni Club PHD Students Corona Health Economy Development Crime Gender Inequality Labor Education

Effect of Covid-19 on global productivity

21 July 2020
The World Bank has published a new book on “Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers, and Policies”, edited by Alistair Dieppe, with a database covering 164 countries over 1980-2018. The book analyses the long-run trend in global productivity but covers also the potential effects of Covid-19.

What policies address both the coronavirus crisis and the climate crisis?

17 June 2020
In a new paper, network members Niko Jaakkola and Daniel Spiro with co-authors analyse policies that would jointly address the coronavirus economic crisis and the climate crisis.

Job search behaviour during Covid-19

28 May 2020
A recent report by Lena Hensvik, Thomas Le Barbanchon and Roland Rathelot shows that job search on Sweden’s largest job board Platsbanken changed markedly around the time of the outbreak of Covid 19.

Covid-19 Labor Market Monitoring

27 May 2020
A new report by Lena Hensvik and Oskar Nordström Skans contains an early assessment of the labor market impact of Covid 19 and the ensuing economic policy responses in Sweden. The report is written as part of an international Crisis Monitoring Program organized by the IZA.

Counterproductive Incentives in the Business Compensation Scheme

11 May 2020
The Norwegian government has designed a business compensation scheme to help firms avoid bankruptcies and keep operating during the corona crisis.

Covid-19 and early retirement

10 May 2020
A new working paper by Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Michael Weber use a repeated large-scale survey of (representative) households in the Nielsen Homescan panel to characterize how labor markets are being affected by the covid-19 pandemic. There is some evidence of an effect on early retirement choices.

Gender differences in research productivity

24 April 2020
Evidence from the last months' submissions to journals suggests that there is a gender difference in the impact of the corona pandemic on research productivity.

This website uses cookies. By using this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies and to the terms and conditions listed in our data protection policy. Read more