Our experts explore the implications of the pandemic for businesses and supply chains

"Firm Take-Up of COVID-19 Government Measures – Evidence from Portugal" by Cláudia Custódio, Christopher Hansman, Diogo Mendes

Imperial author(s): Cláudia CustódioChristopher Hansman, Diogo Mendes

Does a lack of information or guidance affect the take-up of government measures to tackle the pandemic?

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"Impact of COVID on Supply Chains: Evidence from China's Medical Devices Industry" by Enrico Biffis, Erik Chavez, Cornelia Metzig, Chenxi Yu, Wang Yijie, Cai Wenwen, Tian Ye

Imperial author(s): Enrico BiffisErik Chavez, Cornelia Metzig

A case study into how COVID-19 will lead to the restructuring of supply chains to make countries more self-sufficient.

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"A Sticky-Price View of Hoarding: Lessons for the COVID-19 Pandemic" by Christopher Hansman, Harrison G. Hong, Aureo de Paula, Vishal Singh

Imperial author(s): Christopher Hansman

What the 2008 global rice crisis can teach us about hoarding, panic-buying and price-gouging during the current pandemic.

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