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COVID Policy And Outcomes

COVID Policy And Outcomes

Did shelter-in-place (SIP) policies work? More precisely, did they reduce excess deaths? A recent NBER working paper addresses the question (Virat Agrawal, Jonathan H. Cantor, Neeraj Sood, and Christopher M. Whaley, ‘The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Policy Responses on Excess Mortality,’ Working Paper 28930, National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2021). Early studies […]