In this episode, Kate and Luigi give an economist’s view of the coronavirus outbreak: How should we think about the economic trade-offs of interventionist quarantine measures? Could this virus change the way we work? And should you or should you not be buying up stocks? 




If you liked the episode, here is a reading list of some of the papers and articles that Kate and Luigi discuss during it.


A paper on the economic impact of SARS on Hong Kong:



A World Bank paper on economic consequences of (flu) pandemic:



And an article from last week on Collateralized loan obligations (CLO):