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Associate Professor Kurt Mitman

Large temporary increase in unemployment insurance optimal response to COVID-like recession

New research from IIES Associate Professor, Kurt Mitman, and co-author, Assistant Professor Stanislav Rabinovich (UNC Chapel Hill) investigates whether, when and how to extend unemployment insurance (UI) in recessions.

Mitman Covid piece

What are Lockdowns Good for?

Research suggests that the only way to avoid the massive costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic is through the timely development of a vaccine (and an optimally set lockdown policy until its arrival), or the successful implementation of a TTQ program that can effectively curtail community transmission.

Predicted COVID-19 fatality rates based on age, sex, comorbidities and health system capacity

IIES COVID Research published in BMJ Global Health

In a new paper a team of researchers from IIES at Stockholm University, Aceso Global and Center for Global Development provide new predictions of the infection fatality rate (IFR) for COVID-19 for each country in the world. 

 Information for students and staff about the new Coronavirus

COVID-19: Information for Students and Staff

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

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