Covid Related Research

COVID Related Research

Ideas and Scholarly Work Related to the COVID-19 Crisis

For almost 60 years, the Institute for Humane Studies has been partnering with faculty and scholars who explore economic, political, and philosophical issues at the highest level. The COVID-19 crisis has thrown many of these issues into sharp relief. Below are links to scholars’ ideas—from both before and during the crisis—that may be of particular interest today.

Emily Chamlee-Wright, Institute for Humane Studies – How Louisiana Reopened After Hurricane Katrina, Wall Street Journal

Vernon Smith, Chapman University – The Economy Will Survive the Coronavirus, Wall Street Journal

Abigail Hall Blanco, University of Tampa – On COVID-19, Economics, and Intervention, IHS Blog

Ami Glazer, University of California Irvine – Stock Market Plunge Should Incentivize Firms to Develop a Coronavirus Cure, The Hill

Christopher Coyne, George Mason University – COVID-19 Crisis: Reining in the Government’s Harmful Response, Independent Institute

Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago – Coercion and the Coronavirus, National Review

Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago – The Economic Impact of Covid-19, Chicago’s Morning Answer

William J. Luther, Florida Atlantic University – Behavioral and Policy Responses to COVID-19: Evidence from Google Mobility Data on State-Level Stay-at-Home Orders

Mike Munger, Duke University – Price Gouging, IHS PPE Video

Mike Munger, Duke University – When Price Gouging Is Good, Reason Podcast

Matt Zwolinski, University of San Diego – The Ethics of Price Gouging, Business Ethics Quarterly

Emily Chamlee-Wright, Institute for Humane Studies – What Higher Ed Leaders Can Learn from Walmart, Forbes

Chris Surprenant, University of New Orleans – COVID-19 and Pretrial Detention, Special Edition Policy Brief

Eric Joseph van Holm, Jake Monaghan, Dan Shahar, JP Messina, and Chris Surprenant, University of New Orleans – The Impact of Political Ideology on Concern and Behavior During Covid-19, SSRN

Chris Surprenant, University of New Orleans; Jason Brennan, Georgetown University; and Eric Winsberg, University of South Florida – The Quarantine, Likeville Podcast