Thanks to the contributions of literally hundreds of policy-relevant economists from around the world, VoxEU.org has become a key global hub of research-based analysis of COVID-19 economic issues since early March 2020. This column presents some of the statistics and early milestones. For instance, it shows that in April 2020, VoxEU.org had 1.6 million page views from 767,000 users.
Having pivoted to a focus on COVID-19-related research in early March 2020, VoxEU.org readership has risen about 2.5 times compared to last year. As Figure 1 shows, in the last week of April 2020 the number of users was 189,000, compared to 71,000 for the same period in 2019. The number of page views in the same week was 354,000 (compared to 127,000 in 2109). The monthly figuresRead More »