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Ep. 123 Faulty Economic Justifications for the Coronavirus Lockdowns
Episode 12312th June 2020 • Bob Murphy Show • Robert Murphy
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Bob explains some of the basic--but crucial--errors in the cost/benefit analyses that have been offered by economists to justify the political lockdowns issued in light of the coronavirus. Specifically, economists have conflated voluntary physical distancing with coerced lockdowns, and they are also misusing the concept of a Value of a Statistical Life (VSL).

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