Research Hub: Coronavirus

Watch and hear our academics discuss the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The economics of COVID-19: panic-buying. School of Economics video.

Professor Sarah Smith looks at panic-buying at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and explains consumer behaviour by using economic analysis.

23 March 2021


Do we give more to charity after we've been sick? Vox Eu Podcast. 

Professor Sarah Smith tells Tim Phillips whether we give more to charity after we suffer, to which charities - and what this means for their funding after COVID-19.

5 February 2021


Survival and the future with economist Richard Davies. Foresight with Greg Williams.

Professor Richard Davies discusses his research on extreme economies in relation to the extreme test of the coronavirus pandemic.

28 January 2021


Money in the Household: Social Security. Women's Budget Group Webinar.

Professor Monica Costa Dias discusses how the allocation of household resources impact inequality, particularly on children during the Covid-19 pandemic.

25 January 2021


'Generation COVID.' What does the pandemic mean for the future economy? Bristol Festival of Economics panel.

Professor Richard Davies, Dr Peter Spittal and PhD student Ellen Greaves take part in a panel at the Bristol Festival of Economics to discuss current economic problems, the impact of the pandemic and also why prospective students might want to study economics.

17 December 2020


A Conversation with Professor Simon Burgess. Around the County with Supervisor Jim Desmond.

Professor Simon Burgess discusses the impact of school closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with the San Diego County Supervisor Jim Desmond and colleagues.

14 December 2020


Bristol EFM Seminars presents: Simon Burgess. Bristol Talks Economics series. 

Professor Simon Burgess discusses his research on the impact of COVID-19 on education.

3 November 2020


Baby steps: the gender division of childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oxford Martin School webinar series. 

Professor Sarah Smith and Professor Almudena Sevilla (University College London) discuss home childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic for the Oxford Martin School webinar series.

7 October 2020


The local economic impacts of Covid-19. Royal Economic Society webinar series. 

Professor Helen Simpson joins the Royal Economic Society panel to discuss UK policy responses to local economic impacts of COVID-19.

24 July 2020


What does COVID-19 mean for our economy?  Bristol Alumni Webinar. 

Professor Sarah Smith hosts an expert panel of alumni and academics including Professor Helen Simpson to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on our economy, and what businesses and organisations are doing to adapt to the pandemic.

21 July 2020


Improving diversity in economics during the Coronavirus. The Society of Professional Economists podcast. 

Professor Sarah Smith discusses improving diversity in economics during the Coronavirus.

16 June 2020


Education and Lockdown: Skills, Transitions and Inequalities. Royal Economic Society webinar series. 

Professor Simon Burgess and Professor Anna Vignoles (University of Cambridge) presented a on Education and COVID-19.

11 May 2020

Centre for Evidence-Based Public Services

Improving health, education, welfare and the environment through data driven research in public services, the Centre for Evidence-Based Public Services (CEPS) is based in the School of Economics. 

Economics Observatory

Important economic questions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath answered by expert Economists from across the discipline. Hosted by the School of Economics.

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