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Policy & Futures Note

Considerations on scenarios of the traffic and economic consequences of the Corona pandemic in Germany

Authors (M-Five):
Dr. Wolfgang Schade, Meike Stich, Daniel Berthold, Dr. Christian Scherf

In April 2020, we examined the consequences of two scenarios: only one lockdown in the second quarter of 2020 or a longer duration of the Corona pandemic with two lockdowns in 2020. The gross domestic product (GDP) falls in the scenarios by -5% to -9% in 2020.