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A social interaction budget can be part of the response to Covid-19

Bocse, Alex (2020) A social interaction budget can be part of the response to Covid-19. LSE COVID-19 Blog (09 Jul 2020). Blog Entry.

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In the response to COVID-19 governments across the world faced a difficult choice: keep the economy open or open early the economy and face a large number of infections/ deaths (the case of Sweden, US and Brazil) or close important parts of the economy to reduce the number of infections/ deaths (the case of France, Spain, and Italy). There seems to be a trade-off between protecting public health and keeping the economy afloat. In this piece, Alexandra M Bocse (LSE) is arguing that the concept of a social interaction budget, and the way it gets spent, can enable countries to return to economic activity while keeping under control the infection rate.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
International Relations
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2020 12:00
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2024 16:45

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