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PRELIMINARY: COVID-19 and Households’ Financial Distress

Part 2: The Spread of COVID-19 and Pre-existing (Financial) Conditions

by Kartik AthreyaRyan MatherJose Mustre-del-Río, and Juan M. Sánchez
Posted online March 27, 2020
Data updated October 26, 2020


This research has been finalized and posted as COVID-19 and Financial Distress: Vulnerability to Infection and Death

Note: Since this research was posted on March 27, additional data have been made available. The following charts supplement the post linked above.


Chart 1

Chart 1: Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Quintile of Financial Distress


Chart 2

Chart 2: Confirmed COVID-19 Deaths by Quintile of Financial Distress


Download this data: sanchezEtAlData20201023.xls


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