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The coronavirus pandemic is having a profound impact on the UK economy, as well as other economies around the world. Here we consider the scale and nature of the economic shock, and what practical support is neededkey takeaways to help limit the living standards hit to households.


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Economic policy beyond the lockdown

Having weathered the first wave of the coronavirus economic storm, the task now facing the country is how to reopen, revive, and rebuild our economy while the virus remains with us. The Government needs to act as quickly, boldly, and creatively in the recovery phase of the outbreak as it did in the initial rescue phase. Delay or relying on traditional policy levers not tailored to the nature of this crisis risks a widespread failure of firms and a return to persistently high unemployment; either would lead to long-term scarring to our productive potential. In this report we go further...

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Torsten Bell

Chief Executive
T: 0203 372 2960
E: torsten.bell@resolutionfoundation.org

Mike Brewer

Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Economist
T: 0203 372 2907
E: mike.brewer@resolutionfoundation.org
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Coronanomics

The economic challenges of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended economies across the world. The daunting scale, pace and uncertainty of the crisis has presented huge challenges for economics, and for economic policymakers attempting to…
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Coronanomics: Challenges from the distributional impact of the crisis

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. While the health implications of the COVID-19 crisis have fallen overwhelmingly on older generations, the economic fallout has fallen heavily on the…
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Coronanomics: Challenges facing policy and governance

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic has been the toughest test for many governments in generations. From suppressing the virus and ensuring healthcare…
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Coronanomics: Challenges from the unequal impact on the labour market

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone’s working life, but in very different ways – from remote working, to being furloughed and…
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Coronanomics: Challenges facing monetary policy makers

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. The financial crisis led central banks around the world to push interest rates to historic lows and print money in order to…
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Coronanomics: Challenges facing fiscal policy makers

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. With a decade of low interest rates, low growth and low inflation leaving central banks in advanced economies unable to perform their…
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From locking down to ‘levelling up’ Wales

The past, present and future of Welsh living standards

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. Wales is often absent from Westminster-based discussions around ‘levelling up’, despite household incomes in Wales lagging as far behind the UK average…
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