What We’re Reading – Week of 04/03/2020

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


New York Fed economists look back to 1918 and find that cities that had earlier and more aggressive intervention bounced back better economically.

Paper via SSRN


To fight coronavirus, states call on retired doctors and nurses and medical students.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Is the coronavirus crisis banks’ time to shine?

Article via Financial Times ($)


Is anyone coming to save the mortgage REITs?  So far, no.

Article via Yahoo Finance