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economics

What are you worth?
Published Summer 2020
In "Ultimate Price," author Howard Friedman explores the value we place on life / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cash transfers to the poor linked to ecological benefits
Published June 12, 2020
Study finds that cash infusions to poor communities in Indonesia led to less deforestation of the nation's rainforests
Q+A
'Reopening an infected economy is no shortcut' to financial recovery
Published May 19, 2020
Alessandro Rebucci, an economist at the Carey Business School, says in order to revive the economy, the coronavirus pandemic must be brought under control
Q+A
How states can promote compliance with social distancing
Published May 6, 2020
Mario Macis, an expert in behavioral economics, discusses the perceived tradeoff between economic activity and public health, and how states can promote social distancing
Economics
An evolution of green policy
Published May 4, 2020
A recent paper by Hopkins political scientist Bentley B. Allan suggests environmental protection policies and clean technology mandates can spur economic growth
COVID-19 study examines how people respond to stay-at-home orders
Published April 2, 2020
After learning stay-at-home orders would be in place for less time than expected, Italians said they were more likely to comply with the measures
Q+A
How to help an economy in crisis
Published March 25, 2020
Kathleen Day, an expert in financial crises at the Carey Business School, discusses the $2 trillion stimulus package currently before Congress and how it can help the nation weather the economic storm
Macroeconomics
Recession appears 'inevitable' amid COVID-19 crisis
Published March 16, 2020
Alessandro Rebucci, an expert in macroeconomics and financial institutions at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, says the shock to the economy caused by coronavirus poses formidable challenges
Economics
How coronavirus will affect the global supply chain
Published March 6, 2020
Experts from Carey Business School share insights on how COVID-19 is affecting the global economy and how retailers can become more resilient
Health spending
Taken for a ride
Published Jan 2, 2020
Study suggests that patients are overpaying for air ambulance services because of a market failure within the industry