On Coase and COVID-19

ACDE Seminar

Speaker

Sinclair Davidson, RMIT University

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Tuesday, 9 June, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:30

From an epidemiological perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis. From an economic perspective, it is an externality and a social cost. Strikingly, almost all economic policy to address the infection externality has been formulated within a Pigovian analysis of implicit taxes and subsidies directed by a social planner drawing on social cost-benefit analysis.

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