EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

The Covid-19 pandemic lockdown: Curtailing the negative economic impacts

Olawale Isaac Wale-Awe ()
Additional contact information
Olawale Isaac Wale-Awe: Strides Educational Foundation

BizEcons Quarterly, 2020, vol. 8, 3-14

Abstract: This paper traces the history of pandemics over the last 2,000 years and determines the adverse economic effects of the current Covid-19 on the ten largest economies in the world today, bringing out an association between economic development and the spread of the virus by using GDP, manufacturing exports and deaths as percentage of reported cases. Public and private sector policy measures to resolve the crisis and return to a new normalcy are the hallmarks of the recommendations for governments and firms. It is concluded that the genetic instincts of homo sapiens to survive would help in the battle to rescue the world economy from the doldrums.

Keywords: Covid-19; Economic impact; Policy measures; World economy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q01 Q40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://bequarterly.rysearch.com/wp-content/uploads ... andemic-lockdown.pdf Full text (application/pdf)
olaniyievans@gmail.com

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ris:buecqu:0016

Access Statistics for this article

BizEcons Quarterly is currently edited by Olaniyi Evans

More articles in BizEcons Quarterly from Strides Educational Foundation
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Olaniyi Evans ().

 
Page updated 2020-06-13
Handle: RePEc:ris:buecqu:0016