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Why has COVID-19 hit different European Union economies so differently?

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Mardi 1/12/2020
André Sapir

This article explores why some countries have been hit economically more than others by COVID-19. Using statistical techniques, several potential explanations are examined: the severity of lockdown measures, the structure of the economy, the fiscal capacity of the government to counter the collapse in economic activity and quality of governance of the country.