The Economic Impact of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the UK, and global, economy in a variety of ways. Lockdowns closed many businesses, jobs were either permanently or temporarily lost and school pupils’ learning interrupted. It has left countries counting the costs of these measures.

Throughout the pandemic, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research charted the effects. We successfully contributed to the debate and suggested a wide range of measures to assist with policy response.