Who Will Sacrifice Civil Liberties During a Pandemic?

Comparing 14 different countries, we would find the willingness to make civil liberties trade-offs for better health conditions varies.

The Reason We Weren’t Ready For the Pandemic

Trying to grasp our inadequate response to the spread of the coronavirus, we can look back at decades of decisions about pandemic preparedness.

The Covid-19 Test That Does More With Less

Because of productivity gains from Covid-19 pool testing, the Michigan State University’s 67,000 students can return to school more safely.

The Freezer Farm Where Covid-19 Vaccine Will Chill

Involving billions of doses of temperature controlled liquid vials, global Covid-19 vaccine distribution could be surprisingly complex.

Why We Should Avoid Vaccine Nationalism

As the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine accelerates, nations would be wise to avoid vaccine nationalism and instead try to cooperate..

Why the Pandemic Might Be Worse for Women

Looking at women’s work as mothers and healthcare providers during pandemic lockdowns, we see that the burden reflects a gender divide.

The COVID-19 Vaccine’s Distribution Dilemmas

Even if all works out with with a fast-track compressed timeline for developing the COVID-19 vaccine, we will have distribution dilemmas to resolve.

The Impact of Export Curbs on Medical Equipment

When nations try to guarantee their domestic medical equipment supply through trade restrictions, the policy could backfire.

What We Did Right During the 1918-1919 Pandemic

Formulating coronavirus policy, politicians and physicians can look at the successful non-pharmaceutical interventions during the 1918-1918 pandemic.

Do Economists Want Mandatory Medicare for All?

Knowing that healthcare spending is a big national and individual concern, we took a look at what economists believe about Medicare for All.