Department of Economics

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.