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HeadLocke No. 91: A strategy for bringing people back to work in the pandemic

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HeadLocke No. 91: A strategy for bringing people back to work in the pandemic

 
 
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Policymakers in North Carolina and across the country are wrestling with the best way to end the economic shutdown tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. As they do, a report from the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, or FREOPP, offers a strategy. The “good news,” according to that report, is that COVID-19’s “heavy skew” toward bad outcomes among the elderly and the “near-elderly who also have other chronic diseases” offers opportunities for reopening with proper precautions. Report co-author and FREOPP President Avik Roy discusses key ideas from the report.

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