Well-being Analysis Favours a Virus-Elimination Strategy for COVID-19

Helliwell, John F. / Norton, Max B. / Wang, Shun / Aknin, Lara B. / Huang, Haifang

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dc.contributor.authorHelliwell, John F.-
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Max B.-
dc.contributor.authorWang, Shun-
dc.contributor.authorAknin, Lara B.-
dc.contributor.authorHuang, Haifang-
dc.description.abstractA well-being approach requires looking beyond COVID-19 deaths to compare the performance of elimination versus mitigation strategies as measured by other important supports for well-being. What do the data show? Our comparison based on 2020 data shows a virus elimination strategy to be more successful than other options, whether measured in terms of COVID-19 deaths, overall excess deaths, income, unemployment, trust, or mental and physical health. Countries that chose and followed a strategy of reducing community transmission to zero and keeping it there saved lives and better protected income and employment, all without obvious costs to either the social fabric or the mental health of their populations.-
dc.publisherNational Bureau of Economic Research(NBER)-
dc.relation.isPartOfSeriesNational Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 29092-
dc.titleWell-being Analysis Favours a Virus-Elimination Strategy for COVID-19-
dc.typeWorking Paper-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorWang, Shun-
dc.type.docTypeWorking Paper-
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