MIT Technology Review
Jun 2, 2020 - 11 min
The London School of Economics professor on turning the coronavirus’s schedule against itself. "The 14-day cyclical lockdown-work policy has better health outcomes than the no intervention option, and, in certain circumstances, even better than the current lockdown policy; and it has better economic outcomes than the full lockdown. Fewer jobs are lost and the outcome for both GDP and consumption improves. There are positive effects in terms of predictability, production and consumption planning, work in the informal sector, and more." Published in the Financial Times.