Recent research from IIES Associate Professor Kurt Mitman (with co-authors Mark Bognanni, Douglas Hanley and Daniel Kolliner) looks at the policy options governments have available, taking into account the relations between health and economic policies.

Their work "casts doubt on the desirability of the current US policy stance - optimistic about the arrival of a vaccine in 2020, but not implementing a nationwide lockdown."

Click here to read the opinion piece.

Click here to read the underlying research.