Data Point - COVID-19 Mortality cost vs Economy cost - Granite Grok

Data Point – COVID-19 Mortality cost vs Economy cost

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The cumulative costs through May 16, 2020 were $9,826 per household ($1.2 trillion in aggregate). 16 percent of these are mortality costs (valued at $4.3 million VSL; over the past seven days, the percentage was 16). The rest are the market and nonmarket costs of shutting down the economy, for the categories documented by Mulligan (2020). The costs above do not necessarily reflect the drop in stock prices, because much of that drop indicates costs expected to be incurred after May 16.

(H/T: Powerline)