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Shorter, stricter lockdowns to contain Covid-19 may be better for economy: Study

News 18 (PTI), June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020

Shorter, stricter lockdowns to contain Covid-19 may be better for economy: Study

“Our analysis quantifies the global economic benefits of robust public health responses and suggests that economic justifications to re-open businesses could backfire if they result in another round of lockdowns,” study co-author Steven Davis, a professor at the University of California, Irvine in the US.