Covid-19 and Output in Japan

Author Name FUJII Daisuke (Research Associate, RIETI) / NAKATA Taisuke (University of Tokyo)
Creation Date/NO. January 2021 21-E-004
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Using a tractable macro-SIRD model, we explore the relationship between the spread of Covid-19 and output in Japan. We also examine the consequences of adopting alternative criteria for ending the state of emergency currently in place in Tokyo. We will update our analysis weekly at

Published: Fujii, Daisuke, and Taisuke Nakata, 2021. "COVID‑19 and output in Japan," The Japanese Economic Review, Volume 72, Issue 4 (2021), 609-650.