COVID-19 and Financial Distress: Vulnerability to Infection and Death

Abstract: Although COVID-19 initially spread faster in areas with low financial distress, evidence suggests that infections may spread most rapidly in highly financially distressed areas moving forward.

Keywords: Financial Distress; Labor; COVID-19; Coronavirus; Infection; Death; Testing;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2020-04-02