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Test the healthy and gather data we don't already have

"Right now, we are all flying blind. We do not know if 700 or 7,000 or 700,000 Minnesotans have been infected. Testing a random fraction of the population would go far in allowing us to make evidence-based state policy, even if the tests are imperfect." Economics professors, V.V. Chari and Christopher Phelan's op-ed for the Star Tribune about structuring an economically sustainable quarantine.
Time Kehoe

The Economic Fallout From COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis is taking a serious toll on the economy. Job losses are mounting, and the stock market has declined sharply during the past few weeks. Timothy Kehoe, the Distinguished McKnight Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Minnesota discusses the current economic situation. An episode from Diologue Minnesota.
VV Chari

Minnesota economist: There is only one way to return to normal quickly

VV Chari, an economist at the University of Minnesota and a consultant to the Federal Reserve gives his input on how we can best recover economically from COVID-19. “Getting back into normal economic activity, without adequate testing infrastructure, is just going to lead us into this cycle forever,” Chari said in an interview with 5 INVESTIGATES.

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