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Lockdowns Are Having Real Effects

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, May 18, 2020

I’m normally a fan of writing by Reason writer Eric Boehm. On his latest post, I’m not.

Dim Lights, Big City

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, May 18, 2020

Nothing illustrates with shocking clarity the perils of big city life than the coronavirus pandemic.


Decentralize The COVID-19 Response

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, May 18, 2020

Mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis.

Rights And Regulation In The Internet Age

by Peter Berkowitz quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, May 17, 2020

In Book I of “Plato’s Republic,” Socrates observes that master doctors serve as our guardians against the most dangerous diseases while possessing the greatest skills for surreptitiously producing them. The quality of doctors’ character makes all the difference.

WHO Reform – Investigate Coronavirus Response And Demand These Changes At Annual Meeting

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Sunday, May 17, 2020

The World Health Organization botched its response to the novel coronavirus. It legitimized China’s early and misleading claims about the disease, which set back the initial response to the virus in other countries, including the United States.

Searching On Foot For My White Whale

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Washington Post
Sunday, May 17, 2020

Even amid lockdown, an empty Brooklyn street proves to be an elusive quarry.

Dr. Scott Atlas Discusses Policies To Establish Herd Immunity

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Saturday, May 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses the lockdowns and how to reopen the economy now.

Area 45: Lee Ohanian: Tesla Recoil

interview with Lee Ohanianvia Area 45
Friday, May 15, 2020

California’s record budget deficit is formally unveiled, and Tesla's CEO Elon Musk re-opens his Bay Area car factory–in defiance of local business restrictions.

College Campuses Should Aim For In-Person Instruction: Hoover Institute Fellow Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo Finance
Friday, May 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen weighs in on whether or not the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should provide guidance to schools concerning COVID-19 as schools and colleges reopen throughout the United States.

Why 42% Of Coronavirus-Related Job Losses Will Be Permanent: Economist Steven Davis

interview with Steven J. Davisvia CNBC
Friday, May 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis discusses the study which found many of the jobs lost during the economy's self-reduced recession may never come back.



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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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