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Financial fragility after #COVID19

Before the pandemic hit, a substantial share of households reported that they would be unable to handle a financial emergency. In some EU countries, many had savings equivalent to just a few weeks of basic consumption.

By: Date: July 2, 2020 Topic: Macroeconomic policy

In this episode we discuss financial fragility in European households in the time of COVID-19.
Before the pandemic hit, a substantial share of households reported that they would be unable to handle a financial emergency. In some EU countries, many had savings equivalent to just a few weeks of basic consumption.
Giuseppe is joined by Maria Demertzis, deputy director at Bruegel, and Anna Maria Lusardi, Academic Director of the George Washington University Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center who have authored a paper published by Bruegel on the topic
What did they find out, about how households finances have been impacted by the pandemic so far?Episode’s guests:
Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director, Bruegel
Maria Lusardi, Academic Director of the George Washington University Global Financial Literacy Excellence CenterHosted by:
Giuseppe Porcaro, head of outreach and governance at Bruegel

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The cost of China's dynamic zero-COVID policy

What does zero-COVID mean for both China and the global economy?

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Global economy and trade Date: May 11, 2022
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Global trade Down Under

A conversation on the global trading landscape.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Global economy and trade Date: May 4, 2022
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War in Ukraine: What is the effect on Central and Eastern Europe?

How is the war in Ukraine affecting the countries in the central and eastern parts of Europe, the countries that are closest to the ongoing conflict?

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: European governance Date: April 26, 2022
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War in Ukraine: sanctions on Russia two months in

A further look into sanctions on Russia and the implications for the global financial system.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Banking and capital markets, European governance Date: April 22, 2022
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Making remote work, work

How do we address the challenges of remote work? Lessons from both sides of the Atlantic.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Inclusive growth Date: April 13, 2022
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War in Ukraine: The EU’s ban on Russian coal

A live podcast on energy sanctions on Russia following the EU ban on Russian coal.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Green economy Date: April 6, 2022
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What to expect from China's innovation drive?

How much has China progressed technologically?

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Digital economy and innovation, Global economy and trade Date: April 6, 2022
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War in Ukraine: How to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels?

Can REPowerEU make sure that Europe has affordable and secure energy supplies in both the near and long term?

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: European governance Date: March 31, 2022
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Online labour: Can we all just move to Tahiti?

How is online labour different from remote work?

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Digital economy and innovation Date: March 23, 2022
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War in Ukraine: reflections on the economic consequences for Russia

Sergei Guriev joins us to discuss how the Russian invasion of Ukraine will affect the economies of Russia and the world.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Global economy and trade Date: March 10, 2022
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War in Ukraine: A conversation with Oleg Ustenko

Oleg Ustenko, Economic Advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy joins us to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: European governance Date: March 9, 2022
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War in Ukraine: China-Russia relations

A special episode of the Sound of Economics Live on China-Russia relations in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Global economy and trade Date: March 3, 2022
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