Department of Economics
May 6, 2020

Professor John Friedman's Lab, Opportunity Insights, Launches Real Time Economic Tracker to Understand Economic Effects of COVID


Today, 5/7/2020, the Harvard-based research team Opportunity Insights (OI), run by Professor John Friedman, with support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Brown University is launching a real-time economic tracker to assist policymakers in understanding the dimensions of the current economic downturn and provide evidence toward targeted and effective recovery efforts.

The OI Economic Tracker brings together the power of data held by the private sector with the rigor of independent academic analysis. 

The Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker is available at  Congratulations to John and the Opportunity Insights Team!