Effectiveness of Corona Lockdowns: Homburg's Flawed Analysis

Felder, Stefan and Robra, Bernt-Peter. (2020) Effectiveness of Corona Lockdowns: Homburg's Flawed Analysis. WWZ Working Paper, 2020 (08). Basel.

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This is a comment on Homburg (2020) who claimed that lockdowns were superfluous and ineffective. We demonstrate major flaws: Homburg's data base is not suitable to support his claim and his econometric approach does not allow for an analysis of a lockdown's incremental effect.
Faculties and Departments:06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Professuren Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Health Economics (Felder)
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UniBasel Contributors:Felder, Stefan
Item Type:Working Paper
Number of Pages:9
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Discussion paper / Internet publication
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  • handle: RePEc:bsl:wpaper:2020/08
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Deposited On:23 Jun 2020 05:58

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