How do Governments balance saving lives with impacting the economy?
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Core Insights host Trevor Barnes talks to Graham Loomes, Professor of Behavioural Science, about his research on the trade-offs involved in implementing costly health polices like those used during the pandemic. How does a Government decide how far to go with restrictions that will have a severe impact on the economy but stop many people from being infected and dying from COVID-19? Professor Loomes details the trade-offs involved and how such calculations are formulated. Read more on it here.

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