Research Ties Curbing the Covid-19 Pandemic to Saving the Economy – The Wall Street Journal


The blossoming field of economic epidemiology is focused on a central question of the coronavirus pandemic: How can governments best protect public health while preserving jobs and the economy?

An avalanche of academic papers published since the start of the pandemic is broadening and deepening our understanding of the interplay between disease outbreaks and the economy. Once an esoteric corner of academia, this field, sometimes referred to simply as “epimacro” by its practitioners, is drawing in specialists from all over…


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