Welcome to joelhay.com. I am a PhD Health Economist whose mission is to generate and share reliable and transparent evidence on the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, and to critically examine the institutional policies made in response to the epidemic around the globe.
Sweden, unlike the US, decided to explain to people the risks and best practices, but did not close schools, stores, or other activities. As a result, they have attained herd immunity and show a similar death rate to the US.
Measuring Household Experiences during the Coronavirus Pandemic