Blog: Econ Fallout of the Coronavirus

In addition to living through a global pandemic, we’re living through a highly unusual and frightening economic crisis play out in real time. The U.S. economy is surely careening into a severe recession, although economic data releases only began indicating as much with today’s report on initial unemployment insurance claims surging to a record-breaking 3.3 million (Thursday, March 26, 2020).

I created Canvas discussion threads for my Macroeconomic Theory class and Macroeconomics of Depressions seminar, to share articles on the economic fallout of the coronavirus and offer some perspective as we transition to “distance learning.” I’m also going to cross-post everything here, in case it’s of broader interest…


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