ERSA Forum on multiple impacts of Coronavirus

Consultation on the spatial, economic and social impacts of Coronavirus

On this page, we will be publishing interesting scientific points received by regional scientists and in relation to the current pandemic. It can be existing researches, or starting ones, or scientific reflections good to exchange. Send your contributions to the following email address: coronavirus@ersa.org

Latest update, 25 May 2020

The Effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Expected Tourism Revenues for Natural Preservation. The Case of the Galapagos Islands
Coronavirus outbreak effects on expected tourism revenues in the Galapagos Islands
Juan Pablo Díaz-Sánchez, Moisés Alvarez, Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador. 25 May 2020

COVID-19: Lockdown and violence against women in homes
Shalu Nigam, Independent Researcher, Gender Governance and Human Rights, Independent
Centre for Women’s Developement Studies, New Delhi, Law, Adjunct, India
22 May 2020

Does lockdown work? A spatial analysis of the spread and concentration of Covid-19 in Italy
Sébastien Bourdin, Ludovic Jeanne, Fabien Nadou, Gabriel Noiret , EM Normandie Business School (France) – Métis Lab – Department of regional economics and sustainable development
14 May 2020

Containment efficiency and covid19 economic scenarios: the case of Morocco
The objective of this research is to model the economic consequences of the epidemic in Morocco
Zakaria Firano and Filali Fatine, University Mohammed V Rabat, Morocco
14 May 2020

The interest of social distancing
André Torre, Université Paris-Saclay, INRAE, Agroparistech, France
12 May 2020

Differentiated territorial effect of Covid-19 on the tourism sector in Morocco
RSPP Working Paper
Ilyes Boumahdi, Nouzha Zaoujal and Abdellali Fadlallah, Morocco
29 April 2020

The cost of COVID-19 in manufacturing companies in Togo
New technical proposal
Dodo Akakpo, American Institute of Africa (AIA)
28 April 2020

The territorial impact of COVID-19: Managing the crisis across levels of government
A living document note that will be regularly updated in the coming weeks by OECD. Click here for French version.
Dorothée Allain-Dupré, Isabelle Chatry, Varinia Michalun and Antti Moisio, OECD
23 April 2020

The uneven spatial footprint of the COVID-19 shutdown
Blog resilience
Tasos Kitsos, University of Birmingham, City-Redi, UK
21 April

Regional differences in the economic vulnerability to the current COVID-19 crisis in Austria
Please find WIFO working paper in the German version through this link too.
Julia Bachtrögler, Matthias Firgo, Oliver Fritz, Michael Klien, Peter Mayerhofer, Philipp Piribauer, Gerhard Streicher, WIFO, Austria. 21 April 2020

Simulating the spread of Covid – 19, the UK case
Very initial draft discussion paper. Comments and suggestions welcome.
Bernard Fingleton, University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy, UK.
20 April 2020

How effective has been the Spanish lockdown to battle COVID-19? A spatial analysis of the coronavirus propagation across provinces
Economic Discussion Papers. Any comments or suggestions to improve the quality and the potential publication in a journal are welcome.
Luis Orea, Inmaculada C. Álvarez, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain. 16 April 2020

REGION Call for a Special Issue on Space and Health
For more information consult the Call for Papers
Deadlines: Expressions of interest: 31st May 2020 – Full papers submission: 30th November 2020
10 April 2020

ERSA Survey on Coronavirus, travel and living places
It is carried out by a multidisciplinary research group in Human & Social Sciences (Grenoble-Alpes University, Paris-Saclay University, Lyon 3 Jean Moulin University, EM Normandy Business School, Aix Marseille University, Le Havre University). 6 April 2020

An Assessment of Policy Implementation of China, Italy and India regarding Coronavirus
How the coronavirus outbreak has made countries implement their policies. Comments and suggestions are welcome.
Rukmani Singaram & Devika Rose Roy, School of Business Studies and Social Sciences ,Bannerghatta Road  Campus  Bangalore, India
03 April 2020

Local resilience and the COVID-19 economic crisis
Thoughts on resilience to the economic impact of the crisis . Comments and suggestions are welcome.
Anastasios (Tasos) Kitsos, Brimingham Business School, UK
03 April 2020

Status Report on Actions and State Aid Measures against Economic Impacts of COVID-19 at European Union and Member State Level
Viktória Józsa, PhD, CEO at Nord Consult Ltd; Presidency Member of Hungarian Regional Science Association, Hungary
30 March 2020

ERSA Survey on coronavirus lockdown
Tell us how you are adapting to coronavirus confinement
This survey is being conducted by Lise Bourdeau-Lepage, Professor, University Lyon 3 UMR EVS

RSPP Call for Paper on Regional Drivers Effects and Policies of Coronavirus
Invitation to regional scientists to commit to these urgent research questions related to the current pandemic health issue and treating large amounts of data and information to generate useful knowledge for people, journalists, health providers and policy makers.
26 March 2020

Teaching on Jupyter
Using notebooks to accelerate learning and curriculum development

Distance-learning
Jonathan Reades, King’s College London, UK
25 March 2020



The Corona pandemic is probing our societal basis: the functioning of Services of General Interest in cities and regions
Commentary
Alois Humer, FWF Erwin Schrödinger Fellow (J-3993-G29), Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
24 March 2020

Modelling coronavirus with spatial proximity effects
Very initial draft discussion paper. Comments and suggestions welcome.
Bernard Fingleton, University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy, UK
23 March 2020

“Coronavirus crisis requires greater local/national cohesion and European co-operation. As after world war II, we need to dump dirigism, more democracy and economic and institutional reforms in the EU: i.e. a common budget and put common growth and cohesion in the mandate of ECB”
Riccardo Cappellin, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Department of Management and Law, Italy
20 March 2020