A major learning from the spread of COVID-19 in Kerala has been that the State restrictions have only ‘delayed’ the spread of the disease but were unable to ‘stop’ its spread. Was there a single best response scenario which would have lifted the economy as well as saved its people from the pandemic? The paper attempts to explain this through a simple model taking into account the strategic interaction of the State with its citizens.

This Monograph is written by Rahul V Kumar, Research Fellow, Centre for Public Policy Research.

Click here to read: A Model to Understand State Action and Individual Responses during COVID-19 Pandemic 

Rahul V Kumar
Rahul V Kumar
Rahul V Kumar is a Research Fellow at CPPR. He has an MA in Economics and an MPhil in Applied Economics and International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). Currently, he teaches graduate students.

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