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HeadLocke No. 95: Economic costs of N.C.’s ‘misguided’ economic lockdown

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HeadLocke No. 95: Economic costs of N.C.’s ‘misguided’ economic lockdown

 
 
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The key debate among N.C. policymakers today focuses on the pace of reopening the state’s economy. Economics professor Martin Zelder of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill contributed to that debate with a column titled “North Carolina’s Misguided Coronavirus Policy.” Zelder uses what he labels “extensive statistical analyses” to determine that Gov. Roy Cooper’s ongoing economic lockdown offers “limited social benefit and high social cost.” Zelder shares his findings with Mitch Kokai.

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