A TOUGH BALANCING ACT

How many deaths are we willing to accept to restart the economy? The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School takes a look at a number of different scenarios, from a full reopening today to a full, continued lockdown until June 30th.

Reopening the Economy Would Add 233,000 Deaths by July but Save Millions of Jobs – U.S. News and World Report

The Penn Wharton model looks primarily at GDP, employment and deaths. It’s a really interesting model…and well worth a look. Penn Wharton Coronavirus Response Simulator.