Shadow impact of COVID-19 on economies: A greater depression?

Shadow impact of COVID-19 on economies: A greater depression?

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the defining moments of our times from both a social and economic perspective. The correct understanding of the economics of this crisis is essential to provide policy solutions to attenuate its impact. Standard economist tools can also contribute to the understanding of the social factors that contribute to the spread of the disease. With the aim of answering this question, the Managing Editors are opening a call for papers for a special issue to bring together the best ideas to inform the debate and provide high-impact policy advice.

Chapter Abstract Submission Deadline: 30th July 2020

Chapter Abstract Acceptance Notification: 15th August 2020

Proposed Full Chapter Submission Deadline: 31st October 2020

Review of Chapters: 1st December 2020 to 30th December 2020

Submission of Revised Chapter Deadline: 15th January 2021

Proposed Book Hand over: April 2021

Purpose of the book

As hospitality and tourism industry has been recognized as a key source of employment, revenue and opportunities for hotels, restaurants, shared-accomodation facilities, outdoor recreation, festivals and other related businesses, efficient and effective management of crises such the COVID-19 pandemic requires a thorough understanding of the crises on customers, employees, businesses and destinations. Thus, this edited book aims to examine the effects and impact levels of Covid-19 pandemic on customers, employees, businesses and destinations from both local and global perspectives.

Proposed Chapters

Topics can include, but are not limited to the following, which may, depending upon volume

of receipt, become thematic clusters:

  The impact on the local and global economy and different sectors

  The political and economic response and strategy, including the effects of state rescue


  The role of central banks, financial markets and international institutions

  The effect of Covid-19 on health care, health facilities and mental health

  The effect of Covid-19 on gendered workforce

  The effect of Covid-19 on migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and division ogf labor

  The effect of demographic factors, such as age structure, on the spread of the pandemic

  The effect of Covid-19 on demographics, such as fertility, mortality and migration

  The impact of the pandemic on the environment

  The effects on education; the impact of home and online schooling; the future of

studying abroad

  The impact of epidemic situation on people’s psychology

  The impact of the epidemic on social development

  The interaction between epidemiological and economic factors

  The trade-off (or lack thereof) between economic and health measures

  The effect of Covid-19 on labor market.

  The effect of Covid-19 on socio-cultural environment

  The effect of Covid-19 on tourism workforce

  The impact of the epidemic on people’s live

  The effect of Covid-19 on tourism revenue

  The effect of Covid-19 on customers’ psychology and purchasing behaviour

  The effect of Covid-19 on new tourism investments and applications

  The effect of Covid-19 on marketing policies and practices

  The effect of Covid-19 on brand and destination image