Journal Article

Should Social Distancing Be Mandatory during a Pandemic?

Abstract: An externality is a cost or benefit arising from an individual’s or group’s actions on those who had no say—and it’s central to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19; social distancing;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: The Regional Economist

Publication Date: 2020-12-30

Volume: 28

Issue: 4