Julian Jamison argues (part I, part II) that lockdowns have only marginal
benefits with respect to flattening the curve, as compared to sensible
social distancing strategies, yet they incur substantial additional social
Galeotti and Surico show how to get reliable estimates.
A summary of findings from a United Health Group Study.
An interview in Al Jazeera highlighting the need to isolate family members.
Da Galeotti e Surico: una versione in lingua italiana delle loro diapositive e lezioni. Queste sono informazioni importanti sia per il grande pubblico che per i decisori.
A key obstacle to the technological progress we need to defeat the Covid-19 epidemic is intellectual property. There is an initiative to encourage temporary licensing to speed the development and dissemination of new technologies. Please publicise and support this.
Michele Belot on the problem of taxi drivers who sit idle while groceries remain undelivered.
Michele Belot on the key role of essential workers in stopping the spread of the virus.
From Grace Tsiang: how to sew a mask.