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Andrei Levchenko is a Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, Editor-in-Chief of IMF Economic Review, and the Director of the International Trade and Macroeconomics program of the Central Bank Research Association. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and a member of the editorial boards of Journal of International Economics and Journal of Comparative Economics. Previously, he was an Economist at the International Monetary Fund, and has held visiting positions at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the University of Zurich. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2004. Prof. Levchenko’s current research focusses on the propagation of macroeconomic shocks within and across borders. His research has been funded by several agencies including the US National Science Foundation and the UK Department for International Development, and has appeared in a variety of journals including American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies.
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The introduction of lockdown policies to contain the transmission of Covid-19 led to a debate on what type of lockdowns were warranted, and whether the benefits justified the accompanying economic con...