Monday assorted links

1. “Majority of NYC’s coronavirus cases are men between 18 and 49 years old.”  After all, it is their city, isn’t it?

2. Rishabh Bhandari advocates “the hammer and the dance” to fight coronavirus.

3. “Using death records linked to hospital administrative records, I find that a 10% alleviation of emergency department patient volume significantly lowers the average patient’s chance of mortality.

4. Arnold Kling calibrates his anger.  And “solvency later” from Arnold.  And Ezra Klein on the economic seriousness of the moment.

5. Worries about the commercial real estate market.

6. “When fighting an outbreak such as #COVID19, we must be guided by solidarity, not stigma. The greatest enemy we face is not the virus itself; it’s the stigma that turns us against each other. We must stop stigma & hate!” That is from the head of the WHO, 2/16/2020.

7. Paul Romer and Alan Garber on how to prevent a depression (NYT).  And two Paul Romer blog posts on the benefits of better tests.

8. Scott Gottlieb in today’s WSJ, very good piece.


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