Some parts of the economy will struggle even after most of the dangers of the virus have passed.
For Tyler Cowen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The prevalence of "superspreaders" may well show the naive nature of ideas of safety.
Are there any China accommodationists left in Washington?
One country has done more than any other to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Telling people that they are stupid and too sociable is likely to make the problem worse.
The lack of trust in public health officials is baffling.
Any plan for reopening in the U.S. is going to have to resolve some sticky liability issues.
COVID-19 is upending all the usual ways for people to win the approval of their peers.
Once this is over, the city will be younger, cheaper, poorer and segregated in a new way.
Just-in-time networks are very efficient but extremely fragile.