Saving the economy vs. saving lives? That’s a grotesque oversimplification of a complex question. We sit down with an economist and an ethicist to think through how an entire society best unwinds from a lockdown.


Christine Mitchell, executive director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. (@Mitchell_HCB)

Andrew Atkeson, professor of economics and finance at UCLA. (@UCLA)

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The Boston Globe: “A message to the public from Mass. doctors, nurses, and ethicists about the coronavirus” — “As the world responds to the novel coronavirus public health crisis, the entire medical community across the Commonwealth, composed of numerous hospitals and countless providers, is working hard to develop and refine

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