Mike Munger: COVID-19 Interview

Policy@McCombs on COVID-19

Mike Munger is a Professor of Political Science, and the Director of the PPE Certificate Program. His primary research focus is on the functioning of markets, regulation, and government institutions. He has taught at Dartmouth College, University of Texas, and University of North Carolina (where he was Director of the Master of Public Administration Program), as well as working as a staff economist at the Federal Trade Commission during the Reagan Administration. He is a past President of the Public Choice Society, an international academic society of political scientists and economists with members in 16 countries. He was North American Editor of the journal Public Choice for five years, and is now a Co-Editor of The Independent Review.

Hear what Mike Munger, Professor and Director of the PPE Certificate Program, has to say about the pandemic at hand.

Watch the interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/K3jmt2KqZdo

A virtual interview/podcast with Mike Munger.

There’s two strategies that we might use. One is mitigation, the other is suppression. An obvious consequence of our suppression strategy is to devastate the economy to such an extent that we will no longer have food delivery systems in our major cities by the middle of the summer.

Mike Munger, The Independent Review

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