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Coronavirus Blues: The Detrimental Mental Health Effects Of Prolonged Lockdowns And Uncertainty Require Attention

by Herbert Linvia National Interest
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Even if effective treatments and vaccines for coronavirus become available soon, we must start thinking about the mental health dimensions of national recovery.

Is Cowen Right About The Great Barrington Declaration? Part 1

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, October 16, 2020

In an article yesterday, “A Dangerous Libertarian Strategy for Herd Immunity,” Bloomberg, October 15, George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen criticizes the now-famous Great Barrington Declaration.

Trump, COVID 19 And Cold War II With Niall Ferguson

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Coleman Hughes
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the concept of counterfactual history, Trump's response to COVID-19, and how our political culture might look different if Hillary were elected. We also talked about the deteriorating relationship between the US and China and the prospect of a second Cold War.

Scott Atlas: The Other Doctor On The COVID Task Force

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses COVID-19.

Trump Getting Support From Those Most Affected By 'Asymmetrical' Covid Lockdowns

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the inequity and inequality of lockdowns.

Taxing Financial Winners From Coronavirus To Pay For The Crisis – Lessons From WW1

cited Niall Fergusonvia The Conversation
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The enormous impact of COVID-19 on the world has drawn comparisons with the first world war. Historian Niall Ferguson, for example, points to the financial panic, global reach, economic dislocation and popular alarm of both crises.

Nobel Laureate Michael Spence On Recovery Inequality, Stimulus Delay

interview with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg
Monday, October 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence examines the inequalities in the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, and the impact of fiscal and monetary stimulus.

OECD Talk -- Rebuilding Institutions In The Wake Of Covid-19

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Friday, October 9, 2020

Friday morning I had the pleasure of participating in a session at the OECD, as part of their program on Confronting Planetary Emergencies - Solving Human Problems. I had the tough job of following brilliant remarks by Acting CEA chair Tyler Goodspeed and Ken Rogoff, and discussing great questions all starting at 5 AM.

Dr. Scott Atlas Says It’s ‘Absurd’ To Try And Eliminate The Virus With Lockdowns

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia KUSI
Friday, October 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses an appropriate strategy concerning COVID-19, which includes protecting the vulnerable while opening the schools and economy.

John Cochrane And Raghuram Rajan: Exploding Public Debt: Consequences For Fixed Income Markets And Future Fiscal Policy

interview with John H. Cochrane, Raghuram Rajanvia Manhattan Institute
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Hoover Institution fellows John Cochrane and Raghuram Rajan discuss the record government debts and long-term uncertainty that are piling up, and that are partially caused by the reaction to COVID-19.



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by Kevin Warsh via Wall Street Journal

How To Treat The Financial Symptoms Of COVID-19
by John H. Cochrane via Wall Street Journal

The purpose of this portal is to aggregate articles and provide links to audio and video content generated by Hoover fellows pertaining to the coronavirus and Covid-19.

Specifically, the portal will host thoughtful and informed analysis and policy responses to mitigate the potential effects of the pandemic.  This portal will be a central location for those seeking specific policy options for addressing the public health emergency and resulting economic challenges posed by coronavirus and Covid-19.

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