Joint research unit 7235

Winners and Losers of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Excess Profits Tax Proposal

Rodolphe Desbordes, Paolo Melindi-Ghidi, Jean-Philippe Nicolaï, Céline Azémar

In this paper, we study the gains and losses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. We distinguish between the effects of the pandemic and those of the health measures implemented to reduce the death toll, notably ‘the lockdown’. Our theoretical model is focused on within-sector firm heterogeneity and involves imperfect competition in a partial equilibrium setting. A comparison between the gains and losses triggered by both the pandemic and the lockdown indicates that an excess profits tax imposed on the ‘winners’ could partly compensate the ‘losers’ of the same sector.

AGENDA

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Recherche et Economie et Socioéconomie Politique, des Institutions et des Régulations (RESPIR)

Eric Monnet (EHESS et PSE)

Le rôle d’amortisseur des banques centrales – une perspective historique

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Le rôle d’amortisseur des banques centrales – une perspective historique

Eric Monnet (EHESS et PSE)

Le rôle d’amortisseur des banques centrales – une perspective historique

Thursday 8 December 2022

Lunch

Georges Prat

12h - 13h, salle 110

Modeling ex-ante risk premiums in the oil market

Thursday 8 December 2022

Modeling ex-ante risk premiums in the oil market

Georges Prat

12h - 13h, salle 110

Modeling ex-ante risk premiums in the oil market

Monday 12 December 2022

Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration

Clément Brébion (Copenhagen BS)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration

Monday 12 December 2022

Law, Institutions and Economics in Nanterre (LIEN)

Clément Brébion (Copenhagen BS)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration

Tuesday 13 December 2022

Riding together: eliciting travelers’ preferences for long-distance carpooling

Nicolas Astier (Paris School of Economics)

16h-17h

Riding together: eliciting travelers’ preferences for long-distance carpooling

Tuesday 13 December 2022

Développement Durable Environnement et Energie (DDEE)

Nicolas Astier (Paris School of Economics)

16h-17h

Riding together: eliciting travelers’ preferences for long-distance carpooling

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