Pandemic Shocks and Household Spending

We study the response of daily household spending to the unexpected component of the COVID-19 pandemic, which we label as pandemic shock. Based on daily forecasts of the number of fatalities, we construct the surprise component as the difference between the actual and the expected number of deaths....

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Published in:MAGKS - Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics (Band 36-2020)
Main Authors: Finck, David, Tillmann, Peter
Format: Article
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2020
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MAGKS - Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics