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Lockdown may no longer be worth it


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Julian Jessop writes for CapX

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IEA research quoted in The Times

IEA research by Economics Fellow Julian Jessop is cited in an article in The Times, arguing that the economic cost of lockdown may now outweigh the benefits of  reducing infections.


Julian is quoted in the article saying: “The longer the economy is kept shuttered, the greater the risk that the damage will be permanent. It is reasonable to conclude that the lockdown may have been worth it originally, but is no longer so now“.

Read the article in full here.



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