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The coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) still dominates our daily lives. Although there are vaccines, vaccination is still slow and by no means in all countries. What is the economic and political situation in this country?

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Understanding conspiracy myths better – Backgrounds and countermeasure
Dominik Enste / Johanna Kary IW-Policy Paper No. 11 29. May 2021

Understanding conspiracy myths better – Backgrounds and countermeasure

The analysis deals with the current developments of conspiracy theories at the time of the Corona pandemic.

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Cost-benefit considerations of lockdowns – what are we missing?
Thomas Obst / Dan Schläger IW-Kurzbericht No. 33 29. May 2021

Cost-benefit considerations of lockdowns – what are we missing?

A cross-country comparison shows similar behavioural adaptations of individuals despite different degrees of stringency of the respective lockdown in place. In Germany, during the first lockdown in spring 2020 mobility fell by 45 percent, while in Sweden it ...

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Findings from the IW Personnel Panel
Oliver Stettes IW-Report No. 15 10. May 2021

Performance Management in the Covid 19 Crisis

Empirical evidence based on the IW Personnel Survey reveals that around half of the companies in Germany reported negative economic effects of the Covid-19-pandemic.

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The Impact of the Corona Pandemic Compared with Earlier Economic Crises
Hubertus Bardt / Michael Grömling IW-Trends 20. April 2021

The Impact of the Corona Pandemic Compared with Earlier Economic Crises

The current economic crisis has become a crisis of consumption and has taken on more extreme dimensions than that caused by the global financial market upheavals of 2008/2009. In the 15 years preceding the outbreak of the Corona pandemic in Germany, private ...

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The coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) still dominates our daily lives. Although there are vaccines, vaccination is still slow and by no means in all countries. What is the economic and political situation in this country?

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