COVID-19 pandemic: What are the economic consequences?

COVID-19 pandemic: What are the economic consequences?

April 1, 2020

The coronavirus has left dramatic rippling effects across the global economy, making a mark on the level of economic activity in every region of the world.

These economic consequences go far beyond the immediate impact of the lock down. For example, healthy companies go bankrupt reducing the long-term production capacity of the economy. And uncertainty about the development makes companies hold back on investments.

Read more in our recent paper, where we analyse the effects and outline different scenarios of how they might evolve.

Learn more about the paper 

For furhter information, please contact Senior Economist Jonas Bjarke Jensen