Professor Emily Oster, who is part of a group of analysts tracking coronavirus research, offered commentary on data she collected through an informal survey on daycares that remained open during the pandemic.
This article references a survey by Emily Oster that found that among 916 centers serving over 20,000 children, just over 1% of staff and 0.16% of children were confirmed infected with the coronavirus.
A report from Opportunity Insights, co-directed by John Friedman, suggests that the government's traditional recovery strategies to reverse the downturn triggered by the pandemic are not having a major impact, because they fail to address the root of the problem: consumer fear of the virus itself.
In June 2020, Prerna Singh wrote, "How Solidarity is Controlling Contagion in Kerala," a piece highlighting how governmental efforts in Kerala, India have successfully helped reduce citizen vulnerability to COVID-19.
In June 2020, Prerna Singh contributed to the Center for the Advanced Study of India's special COVID-19 series, "COVID-19 and Group Relations," a study analyzing whether membership in particular groups increases or decreases one's risk to exposure and infection.
In this article Mark Blyth states, "How many people feel like going into a movie theater? Is the airline sector ever going to recover? The idea that you can pack them in planes like sardines anymore is gone."