Did social closeness beat Covid?

How could mutual respect rein in Covid deaths? Irene van Staveren offers an explanation.
Why were the Covid-19 death rates in populist countries such as the US, Brazil and India, so high? And why did China still struggle with outbreaks of the virus despite its authoritarian lockdowns? Epidemiologis...

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Irene van Staveren

Irene is Professor of Pluralist Development Economics at the Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is the author of the textbook and mooc ‘Introduction to Economic Theories’, …

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