Editor’s note: The paper behind this column appears in the 8th issue of CEPR’s new initiative, Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-Time Papers Governments around the world have responded with unprecedented measures to the spread of the…

Tatiana Didier, Federico Huneeus, Mauricio Larrain, Sergio Schmukler 24 April 2020 The COVID-19 outbreak has imposed a heavy toll on economic activity worldwide. To diminish the number of concurrently infected people and to accommodate for…

The Financial Times reports Germany Rejects May’s Brexit Transition Hopes. Once again, the divorce agreement is at the center stage. Germany and France insist divorce bill from EU will be resolved before tackling trade. The…