Research Paper

Consumer Spending Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Assessment of Great Britain

ERC Research Paper No. 87

Associated Themes
  • COVID-19
  • Finance

Since the first death in China in early January 2020, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the globe, dominated the news headlines and led to fundamental changes in the health, social, political and economic landscape. In this paper, we examine consumer spending responses to the onset and spread of COVID-19, and subsequent government imposed lockdown in Great Britain, GB (England, Scotland, Wales).