Visualizing the Economic Impact of the Coronavirus Epidemic

As the coronavirus epidemic continues to threaten our economy, people around the world are left wondering how much the outbreak has cost us, and what recovery could look like.

How deeply did the epidemic shock the world economy?
How are our governments responding to the economic challenge?
Have their responses been successful?
How are people from different countries and gender groups affected?
What does our future look like?

This data visualization project will guide you through some of these questions and help you understand the economic impact of this virus so far.

This article was written by Yihan Xu based in Shanghai, China. Please follow author’s instagram felixxu1708 or go to author’s blog wp.nyu.edu/mrxuecon to get in touch.
A special thanks to Frank Tianchen Zhao for assisting with data collection.

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