Bart Hobijn
Department of Economics, Arizona State University
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Tempe, AZ 85287-9801, USA
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February 6, 2022
Understanding the macroeconomic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult in real time. The
following are a set of short lectures about macroeconomic topics related to the pandemic. Because
of the fluent nature of the crisis, they are organized by date, not by topic, and listed in reverse
chronological order.
Apr 22, 2020 The Fed’s response to COVID-19
Apr 9, 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecasting Survey - April 2020
Apr 8, 2020 No Risk of Inflation
Mar 31, 2020 UI Expansion and Extension
Mar 31, 2020 Coronavirus Stimulus Package (passed)
Mar 26, 2020 Spike in UI claims and the Unemployment Rate
Mar 24, 2020 Coronavirus Stimulus Package (proposed)
Mar 19, 2020 When COVID-19 shows up in macroeconomic statistics
Other resources
Dashboard Operations dashboard of global COVID-19 cases (JHU)
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