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    • The Impact of the Coronavirus Lockdown on Mental Health: Evidence from the US 

      Adams-Prassl, A.; Boneva, T.; Golin, M; Rauh, C. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2020-05-07)
      The coronavirus outbreak has caused significant disruptions to people’s lives. We document the impact of state-wide stay-at-home orders on mental health using real time survey data in the US. The lockdown measures lowered ...
    • Border Carbon Adjustments and Industrial Competitiveness in a European Green Deal 

      Evans, S.; Mehling, M.; Ritz, R.; Sammon, P. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2020-05-06)
      As part of the European Green Deal, the EU is considering the introduction of a Border Carbon Adjustment (BCA) to ensure that the price of imports into the EU more accurately reflects the environmental costs of their carbon ...
    • Unexpected Effects: Uncertainty, Unemployment, and Inflation 

      Freund, L. B; Rendahl, P. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2020-05-04)
      This paper studies the role of uncertainty in a search-and-matching framework with risk-averse households. A mean-preserving spread to future productivity contracts current economic activity even in the absence of nominal ...
    • More than Words: Leaders' Speech and Risky Behavior During a Pandemic 

      Ajzenman, N.; Cavalcanti, T.; Da Mata, D. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2020-04-29)
      How do political leader's words and actions affect people's behavior? We address this question in the context of Brazil by combining electoral data and geo-localized mobile phone data for more than 60 million devices ...