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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: How School Districts Are Dealing With COVID-19

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses district innovation in the face of country-wide school closures.

Tomorrow's Reported Unemployment Rate For March

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Tomorrow morning, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate for March, don’t be surprised if it’s very low. I predict that it will be not much more than 4 percent and maybe even less. But that statistic will not really tell you much about the unemployment rate in March.

COVID-19 Around The Globe: Observations April 2, 2020 Germany

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About (Blog)
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Germany’s Der Spiegel has reported that Germany will issue “immunity certificates” to those testing positive for Coronavirus antibodies. Certificate holders, presumably free of the virus, can return to the work force and are not subject to social distancing. It turns out that this proposed program would apply to 100,000 subjects and the first results would not be available until the end of April. It is unclear whether the program has been approved.

In Hungary, Coronavirus Crisis Is The Perfect Time To Throw Democracy Under The Bus

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, April 2, 2020

In the 1949 film “The Third Man,” set in post-war Vienna, the Austrian capital is a bombed-out city where Orson Welles’ character, Harry Lime, makes a killing on the black market for medical supplies. Lime steals military stocks of penicillin, dilutes the antibiotic and sells it to unsuspecting patients who die from the watered-down drug.

Raghuram Rajan: COVID-19 Is A Global Problem That Needs A Global Solution

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Chicago Booth Review
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan points out that the coronavirus is a global problem, and that solving it will require international cooperation. 

Lanhee Chen: Approaching COVID-19 With Grace And Patience

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Thursday, April 2, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has already exacted a significant toll on our country, with lost lives and lost livelihoods. Our economy is basically shut down, with millions joining the ranks of the unemployed each week.

America Is Still A Global Leader

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Any laxity in fighting the virus is not to be found with the U.S., but rather with its loudest and most opportunistic critics.

Sun Tzu And The Coronavirus

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

A brand new translation of an ancient Chinese text.

Tunku Varadarajan On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Tunku Varadarajanvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Tunku Varadarajan discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Restaurant at the Edge of the Coronavirus Pandemic."

John Cochrane On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John H. Cochranevia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses his Grumpy Economist blog post "Defense production vs. markets."



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How To Treat The Financial Symptoms Of COVID-19
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