Viral Economics – Latest Coronavirus Trends 29.05.2020

1) For the first ten days after the intensive closures of offices and restaurants began on March 15, the daily increase in the number of confirmed cases was relatively stable, usually in the 25-30% range (thick orange line).  In…

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Will Israel’s vital workers during coronavirus be vital workers in another 20 years? 29.05.2020

The only Israelis allowed to leave their homes for work right now are those deemed “vital workers” by the government. These workers include, among others, those working in food production and supermarkets, healthcare professionals, social workers, security and…

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Israel in international comparison 07.05.2020

This page contains graphs, updated daily (latest 4.Apr.2020), that describe coronavirus infections per capita and deaths per capita in the 36 OECD countries plus Taiwan. I use data from the CSSE at Johns Hopkins, merging them with UN…

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The coronavirus is also affecting gaps in early childhood 04.05.2020

Social distancing, quarantine, and the health and economic concerns that have plagued Israeli families for more than a month, lead many to find themselves in a continual state of stress. Stressful situations can impair the proper development of…

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