All classes for the remainder of the semester will be conducted virtually, and faculty and staff are working remotely until further notice. Given widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in New York City, everyone must observe crucial measures to prevent the virus from spreading further.
Read this interview with Joseph Stiglitz on his book "People, Power, and Profits" and what the United States should do to ease the economic tensions the coronavirus pandemic is placing on the stock market.
There's no doubt that the COVID-19 crisis will have exponential negative effects on the world's economy, but Shang-Jin Wei argues that the best way to mitigate those negative effects is to embrace digital technologies to keep the world moving.
India should use increased funds from the slide in crude oil prices in order to fund the coronavirus effort, said Arvind Panagariya, who credits the increased savings as a viable option to fight the pandemic.
Tax cuts or a fiscal stimulus might not work during this pandemic as they have during previous economic downturns, says Wojciech Kopczuk. "What are you going to do, make me go to a restaurant that's shut down anyway?"
Jeffrey Sachs breaks down the priorities of the United States' coronavirus into two main categories: protecting highly vulnerable individuals, and slowing transmission rates. Read more about the country's response.