Nicola Bellomo, Richard Bingham, Mark A. J. Chaplain, Giovanni Dosi, Guido Forni, Damian A. Knopoff, John Lowengrub, Reidun Twarock, Maria Enrica Virgillito

A multiscale model of virus pandemic: Heterogeneous interactive entities in a globally connected world
Nicoletta Batini, Francesco Lamperti, Andrea Roventini
Reducing Risk While Sharing It: A Fiscal Recipe for The EU at the Time of COVID-19
Fabio Vanni, David Lambert, Luigi Palatella Epidemic response to physical distancing policies and their impact on the outbreak risk

working paper 27/2020
Fernando Santiago, Bernhard Dachs, Bettina Peters Foster recovery from COVID-19 through science, technology and innovation

This paper explores the theme of how investment in science, technology and innovation activities is a key driver of economic growth. Such activities are helping to address the immediate challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis but they can also assist in the economic recovery once the virus has been contained.

Bernhard Dachs, Bettina Peters Covid-19 Crisis and its Expected Impact on R&D in Businesses

Covid-19 will lead to a deep recession in most countries worldwide in 2020. The economic downturn will most likely also reduce the willingness of companies to invest in research and development. However, past recessions have shown that innovative firms are more resilient.

Bernhard Dachs, Bettina Peters Covid-19 Crisis and the Expected Effects on R&D in Businesses

The measures to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus have brought large parts of the global economy to a standstill. This policy brief summarises the lessons learned from past recessions and addresses the question of how these experiences can be used to understand the current coronavirus crisis.

Alessandro Basurto, Herbert Dawid, Philipp Harting, Jasper Hepp, Dirk Kohlweyer Economic and epidemic implications of virus containment policies: insights from agent-based simulations

working paper 20/2020
Armanda Cetrulo, Dario Guarascio, Maria Enrica Virgillito The privilege of working from home

An article published on Intereconomics found that only 6.7 million workers in Italy can work from home while the remaining nearly 16 million workers perform tasks that they cannot do remotely

Giovanni Dosi, Lucrezia Fanti, Maria Enrica Virgillito Unjust societies in pandemic times

A new GROWINPRO study found that the adoption of social distancing and the persistent lockdown have been exacerbating pre-existing inequalities

Nicola Bellomo, Richard Bingham, Mark A.J. Chaplain, Giovanni Dosi, Guido Forni, Damian A. Knopoff, John Lowengrub, Reidun Twarock, Maria Enrica Virgillito A multi-scale model of virus pandemic: Heterogeneous interactive entities in a globally connected world

working paper 17/2020
Werner Hölzl
Philipp Schmidt-Dengler