Robert Lipschitz

Robert Lipschitz

A professional economist, Robert works in the fields of competition economics, data science and public policy. He runs a data analytics company and economics consultancy.

Lockdown: Covid-19 vs Z59.5

Lockdowns can save, but they also kill. The World Health Organisation classifies all diseases. The biggest is Z59.5  - extreme poverty. When you increase poverty, as occurs when you lockdown the economy in a developing world, you increase death. So, you have to be very careful with your maths.


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