All posts by: Richard Lewney

Explainer: the economics of the Coronavirus pandemic

economics Coronavirus pandemic

Governments are trying to mitigate the threat posed by the Coronavirus pandemic to economic well-being. 
This blog by Richard Lewney sets out the principal channels of impact and the issues that need to be addressed in designing mitigation measures.
It follows Coronavirus:…

Trust me, I’m an economist

How should economists operate in a politically charged climate? Is our role to put forward a ‘balanced’ view?
Richard Lewney, our Chairman, argues that by not putting forward an opinion we leave our job half-done.
Cambridge Econometrics recently attracted social media react…