Faculty study the Economic impacts of COVID-19


April 2, 2020 - Dr. Sarangi discusses the costs and benefits of social distancing and decision making. Read here

March 20, 2020 -  Dr. Sudipta Sarangi discusses the economics of hoarding supplies in a recent opinion piece in the Roanoke Times.

March 18, 2020 - Professor Salehi-Isfahani has furthered contributed to the analysis of the economic impacts of COVID-19 in his article "The Coronavirus is Iran's Perfect Storm", published today in Foreign Affairs.

March 4, 2020 - With news of coronavirus outbreaks taking center stage, several deparment faculty have been digging deeper into the Economic impacts of the virus.
     Drs. Shaowen Luo and Kwok-Ping Tsang are researching how the GDP of China and the World has been affected with the spread of COVID-19.
     Dr. Djavad Salehi-Isfahani talked with NPR to discuss the impacts for Iran in the story "Coronavirus Spreads In Iran, Piling More Problems on the Sanctions-Hit Country".