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Roger Farmer: The MACROECONOMICS of CORONAVIRUS | Spicy Takes Podcast #5

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Economics can tell us a lot about the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether as a study of human behaviour or an analysis of the appropriate policy responses, exploring the ways that markets operate will be central to ensuring that society doesn’t enter a stage of perpetual stagnation. A recession is coming, and a clear understanding of the problems posed for labour and product markets will help to provide a coherent set of solutions from monetary institutions, governments and the scientific community. That is why Spicy Takes is excited to welcome our most recent guest. Roger E.A. Farmer (Twitter:@farmerrf) is an economics Professor at Warwick University, as well as the author of several important books, including “Prosperity for all: how to prevent financial crises”. We discuss how this recession

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Economics can tell us a lot about the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether as a study of human behaviour or an analysis of the appropriate policy responses, exploring the ways that markets operate will be central to ensuring that society doesn’t enter a stage of perpetual stagnation. A recession is coming, and a clear understanding of the problems posed for labour and product markets will help to provide a coherent set of solutions from monetary institutions, governments and the scientific community. That is why Spicy Takes is excited to welcome our most recent guest. Roger E.A. Farmer (Twitter:@farmerrf) is an economics Professor at Warwick University, as well as the author of several important books, including “Prosperity for all: how to prevent financial crises”. We discuss how this recession differs from previous ones, his policy remedies to the oncoming recession as well as offering a reflection on wider issues such as the Eurozone and China. Roger’s Blog: http://www.rogerfarmer.com/ Roger's Books: http://www.rogerfarmer.com/my-books Hosts: Tom Westgarth & Pranav Dandawate Roger Farmer: The MACROECONOMICS of CORONAVIRUS  | Spicy Takes Podcast #5
Roger Farmer
ROGER E. A. FARMER is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA and served as Department Chair from July 2008 through December 2012. He was the Senior Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England, January-December 2013.

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