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John Cochrane on the Pandemic

John Cochrane on the Pandemic

Update: 2021-02-222
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Would the impact of the pandemic have been different if government and policymakers had been more open to more market-based responses and less committed to a top-down approach? Economist John Cochrane of Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the pandemic and the policy response. Cochrane believes outcomes would have been much better if governments, in the United States and elsewhere, had embraced approaches that relied more on market forces.

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John Cochrane on the Pandemic

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EconTalk: Russ Roberts