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COVID-19 Research from the St. Louis Fed

The most current resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic from the economists and staff of the St. Louis Fed.

From President Jim Bullard

Expected U.S. Macroeconomic Performance during the Pandemic Adjustment Period, On the Economy Blog, March 23, 2020

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Viewing the U.S. Financial Structure from the Financial Crisis to the Pandemic, On the Economy, September 24, 2020

How the Pandemic Has Affected Meals and Their Prices, Open Vault, September 16, 2020

The Pandemic’s Effect on the Economy and BankingRegional Economist, August 24, 2020

How Should the Government Spend the Fiscal Budget during the COVID-19 Pandemic?, On the Economy, August 20, 2020

The Effects of Extra Unemployment Benefits on Household Delinquencies, On the Economy, August 18, 2020

How the Fed Has Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Open Vault, August 12, 2020

Bank Supervision Adapts to Pandemic Challenges, On the Economy, August 10, 2020

The Recent COVID-19 Spike and the U.S. Employment Slowdown, On the Economy, August 4, 2020

Housing Distress in the Time of COVID-19, On the Economy, August 3, 2020

COVID-19 and the Great Recession: Market Hours and Home Production across American Households, On the Economy, July 14, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19 Testing, Stimulus Spending and the Phillips Curve, On the Economy, July 9, 2020

One Family Restaurant, Two Stories of COVID-19’s Financial Risks, Open Vault, July 8, 2020

Financial Distress and the Second Wave of COVID-19 Infections, On the Economy, July 6, 2020

Where People Live Plays a Role in the Pandemic's Financial Effects, Open Vault, June 24, 2020

More Households Face Food Scarcity during COVID-19, On the Economy, June 18, 2020

The Impact of the Fed’s Response to COVID-19 So Far, On the Economy, June 16, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic IV: Liquidity Buffers, On the Economy, June 12, 2020

Reading the Labor Market in Real Time, On the Economy, June 9, 2020

How Fast Are COVID-19 Death Rates Declining? U.S. vs. Other Countries, On the Economy, June 2, 2020

Hot Money Credits to Kick-Start a Stalled Economy?, On the Economy, May 29, 2020

How to Achieve a V-Shaped Recovery amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, On the Economy, May 29, 2020

COVID-19 and School Closures, Timely Topics podcast, May 26, 2020

Social Distancing, but Mostly during the Workweek?, On the Economy, May 26, 2020

Three Reasons Why Millennials May Face Devastating Setback from COVID-19, On the Economy, May 21, 2020

Ready for the Pandemic? Household Debt before the COVID-19 Shock, On the Economy, May 13, 2020

How Is COVID-19 Disrupting Communities across the U.S.?, Open Vault, May 13, 2020

Reopening the U.S. Economy an Industry at a Time, On the Economy, May 12, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic III: Variance across Sectors and Firms, On the Economy, May 11, 2020

The State of COVID-19 around the Eighth District, On the Economy, May 6, 2020

How Does the COVID-19 Crisis Differ from Other Shocks to the Economy?, Open Vault, May 6, 2020

Which Families Are Most Vulnerable to an Income Shock such as COVID-19?, In the Balance, May 1, 2020

COVID-19, School Closings and Labor Market Impacts, On the Economy, April 30, 2020

Reopening the U.S.: Gauging the Trend of COVID-19 Transmissions, On the Economy, April 28, 2020

How Will COVID-19 Affect the Spending of Financially Distressed Households?, On the Economy, April 23, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic II: Heterogeneity across Sectors, On the Economy, April 14, 2020

Is the U.S. Looking Like Italy? Projections on COVID-19 Death Rates, On the Economy, April 13, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Labor Markets across the U.S., On the Economy, April 13, 2020

Protectionism and Dependence on Imports of Essential Medical Equipment, On the Economy, April 10, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic, On the Economy, April 9, 2020

How Much Does the U.S. Rely on Other Countries for Essential Medical Equipment?, On the Economy, April 8, 2020

How the Impact of Social Distancing Ripples through the Economy, On the Economy, April 7, 2020

COVID-19's Economic Effects on Poor and Emerging Markets, On the Economy, April 6, 2020

COVID-19 and Unemployment Risk: State and MSA Differences, On the Economy, April 3, 2020

COVID-19: Forecasting with Slow and Fast Data, On the Economy, April 3, 2020

COVID-19 and Financial Distress: Vulnerability to Infection and Death, On the Economy, April 2, 2020

How Closing Restaurants and Hotels Spills Over to Total Employment, On the Economy, April 2, 2020

House Hunting in a Period of Social Distancing, On the Economy, April 1, 2020

Retirement Savings: More Secure with the SECURE Act?, Open Vault, March 31, 2020

COVID-19: Projected Deaths in the U.S., On the Economy, March 31, 2020 

Understanding the Role of Monetary Policy in the Economy, Open Vault, March 31, 2020

COVID-19: What Do FREDcast Users Think about Economic Growth?, On the Economy, March 30, 2020

Economic Realities and Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic Part I: Financial Markets and Monetary Policy, Economic Synopses, March 30, 2020

Economic Realities and Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic—Part II: The Economy and Fiscal PolicyEconomic Synopses, March 30, 2020

How Fast Has COVID-19 Been Spreading?, On the Economy, March 27, 2020

COVID-19 and the Importance of Testing, On the Economy, March 27, 2020

“Parasite,” COVID-19, and U.S. Wealth Inequality, On the Economy, March 27, 2020

The Effects of COVID-19 on Unemployment Insurance Claims, Economic Synopses, March 27, 2020

Fiscal Policy and COVID-19: Insights from a Quantitative ModelEconomic Synopses, March 27, 2020

COVID-19 and Financial Distress: Employment Vulnerability, On the Economy, March 26, 2020

The St. Louis Fed's Financial Stress Index, Version 2.0, On the Economy, March 26, 2020

Understanding Supply and Demand Shocks amid Coronavirus, Open Vault, March 25, 2020

The Efficacy of Enhanced Unemployment Benefits during a Pandemic, Regional Economist, March 24, 2020

Back-of-the-Envelope Estimates of Next Quarter’s Unemployment Rate, On the Economy, March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Which Workers Face the Highest Unemployment Risk?, On the Economy, March 24, 2020

Social Distancing and Contact-Intensive Occupations, On the Economy, March 24, 2020

How Many Employees Are Prepared to Work from Home?, On the Economy, March 23, 2020

COVID-19’s Shock on Firms’ Liquidity and Bankruptcy: Evidence from the Great Recession, Economic Synopses, March 20, 2020

How Quickly Does Fiscal Policy Get Implemented?, On the Economy, March 18, 2020

Possible Fiscal Policies for Rare, Unanticipated, and Severe Viral Outbreaks, Economic Synopses, March 17, 2020

Fiscal Policy during a Pandemic, Working Paper, March 2020