London. Truly, COVID-19 was now an African problem, not a distant phenomenon. Life on earth has changed fundamentally over the last three months. Crucially, it should be levied in a few years’ time, when the UK economy has begun to recover. That COVID-19 was known to have overwhelmed medical facilities in Europe and the US precipitated panic. WC2A 2AE. Such panic increased when cases were reported in Zambia and other neighboring countries. LSE COVID-19 advice for students COVID-19 advice for staff LSE 2030 Study Student life Research Events Jobs About LSE. The LSE -CEP Survey of Self - ... 2020) as the country faces a new wave of cases and harsher and localised restrictions on economic activity. Many media outlets portray information about the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths using a logarithmic scale graph. Houghton Street. 1 We thank the LSE COVID -19 Fund for funding the data collection and analysis underlying this brief. At first sight, this seems sensible. In fact, many of them defend their decision by showing how much better these charts are in conveying information about the exponential nature of the contagion. The Centre for Economic Performance’s finding of a disproportionate effect of the crisis A few days before Christmas, much of the country was again in some degree of lockdown and recorded cases had reached record levels. At same time, it will not have cash flow implications for businesses struggling with the fallout from the crisis, as no actual tax will be levied immediately. London. They will assess the situation on a case by case basis and will advise you accordingly. Researchers say governments seeking to restore public finances following the COVID-19 crisis should therefore not be concerned about the economic consequences of higher taxes on the rich. The paper, published by LSE’s International Inequalities Institute, uses data from 18 OECD countries, including the UK and the US, over the last five decades. Ralf Martin and John Van Reenen (LSE) explain how a carbon tax could both help pay for the enormous costs of the pandemic and encourage ‘clean’ investment. In this page, we collect the best case studies we come across, to ensure that everyone in our global network can learn from and be inspired by these creative applications of AI in journalism. ... London School of Economics and Political Science. negative oil prices). Houghton Street. Find Programmes Research Events News People ... London School of Economics and Political Science. Rising case numbers because of the new Covid-19 strain brought about the new measures. LSE is a private company limited by guarantee, registration number 70527. When LSE COVID-19 launched in late April, cases were falling in the UK and the government was thinking about how to begin to ease lockdown. COVID-19 fallout (i.e. Over the first few weeks of the pandemic there were several anecdotal reports to suggest that there are many more cases of, hospitalisations for, and deaths due to COVID-19 than we would expect from minorities’ population shares. There is increasing concern that people from ethnic minority backgrounds are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 in England. UK . LSE Covid 19 Blog: Ralf Martin & John van Reenen | The case for a COVID-19 carbon tax Page 1 of 2 Date originally posted: 2020-06-02