research product . Other ORP type . 2020

Propagation of shocks in global value chains: the coronavirus case

Gerschel, Elie; Martinez, Alejandra; Mejean, Isabelle;
  • Published: 01 Mar 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; Before spreading globally, the Covid-19 epidemic was concentrated in the Hubei province. To contain the spread of the virus, the Chinese government has imposed quarantine measures and travel restrictions, entailing the slowdown of economic activity. We study the propagation of this geographically concentrated productivity slowdown to the global economy, through global value chains. Reliance on Chinese inputs has dramatically increased since the early 2000s. As a consequence, most countries are exposed to the Chinese productivity slowdown, both directly through their imports of Chinese inputs and indirectly, through other inputs themselves...
free text keywords: [SHS.ECO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Economics and Finance
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Réguler l'économie au service de la société
  • Funder: French National Research Agency (ANR) (ANR)
  • Project Code: ANR-11-LABX-0047
Firm-to-Firm Trade Networks
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 714597
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG

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