Arman Oganisian and Nandita Mitra, PhD

Why It’s Hard to Evaluate State Policies in the Pandemic

May. 21, 2020

As we speak, researchers are studying the efficacy of various state interventions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. How different would deaths have been in New York if only schools were closed, while the rest of the economy remained open? How different would hospitalizations have been had California not locked down?