And now for some good news…

Hearne, David (2020) And now for some good news…. Centre for Brexit Studies.

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Abstract

My last few blog post shave felt unremittingly gloomy. So I thought I’d post something upbeat for a change. I have previously pointed out that lifting lockdown measures is unlikely to lead to a full economic recovery whilst a significant Covid risk remains. A large portion of society will (rightly) feel that social interaction and close contact remains unsafe. Moreover, many of the recommended mitigations for household visits are either impossible or extremely uncomfortable. It’s difficult to remain over 1 metre away from people when visiting someone in their home, and most of us feel a degree of discomfort at having to wear a mask around close family members every time we visit them. I can well imagine that such advice will be widely flouted.

Item Type: Other
Date: 7 July 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, BCU, Birmingham City University, Covid19, Covid, Coronavirus, Virus, Pandemic, Brexit
Subjects: L100 Economics
L200 Politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Bethan Tolley
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 08:12
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 08:12
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9581

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