AFF-Dallas: Metrics for Reopening: A “Roundtable” Discussion (Virtual)
May 18, 2020 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Economics is all about tradeoffs. One of the most difficult issues currently facing states and localities is how to evaluate the tradeoffs involved in reopening the economy.
On Monday, May 18th, AFF-Dallas will be hosting a virtual roundtable discussion on what metrics states should be monitoring in deciding how and when to reopen. Dallas chapter leader Meg Tuszynski will be moderating the discussion. In order to give all participants some common ground for the discussion, please read the following articles in advance of the meeting:
“How Shutting Down the Economy Much Longer Could Kill Tens of Thousands of Americans“, The Federalist, by Thomas Duncan and Audrey Redford
“3 Coronavirus Facts Americans Must Know Before Returning To Work, School“, Forbes, by Robert Pearl, MD
“Government Orders Alone Didn’t Close the Economy. They Probably Can’t Reopen It“, The New York Times, by Emily Badger and Alicia Parlapiano
“Gov. Greg Abbott’s metrics to reopening Texas“, KVUE abc, by Ashley Godeau