Want to keep up to speed on what economists have to say about the pandemic? The Centre for Economic Policy Research has started a new journal, Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-Time Papers, with VERY short publication lag-times. The first issue of the journal, with six papers, appeared April 5. The 14th issue (not a typo) of the journal appeared today, May 6, with these eight papers:
Fernando Alvarez, David Argente and Francesco Lippi
Roberto Chang and Andrés Velasco
Jorge Alé-Chilet, Juan Pablo Atal and Patricio Domínguez
HEALTH VS. WEALTH?
Peter Zhixian Lin and Christopher M. Meissner
MARKETS GET COVID
Mariano Massimiliano Croce, Paolo Farroni and Isabella Wolfskeil
HEALTH VS. GDP: NO TRADE-OFF
Sangmin Aum, Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee and Yongseok Shin
SOCIAL DISTANCING AROUND THE WORLD
Gonzalo Castex, Evgenia Dechter and Miguel Lorca
WHO CAN WORK AT HOME?
Isaure Delaporte and Werner Peña
If you want to keep up to speed with what a lot of economists are writing and thinking about the pandemic, or if you are an economists with a COVID-19 paper you would like to publish now, not a year or two from now, the new journal is a place to look.