Podcast about economic recovery following the Spanish flu and WW1

Press/Media: Expert Comment


Interviewed about why it’s so hard to unpick the economic impact and recovery from the Spanish flu from the recovery from WW1. And explain why in their desire to return to what they thought of as “normal”, some politicians decided to re-introduce the gold standard in the early 1920s, with mixed consequences.

Period17 Jun 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions


  • Spanish flu
  • COVID-19
  • World War One