Webinar: Strong Social Distancing Measures in the US Reduced the COVID-19 Growth Rate

June 03, 2020

12:00pm – 1:00pm


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June 3, 2020

Noon - 1pm

Zoom link: https://cph.uky.edu/DistancingData


Join the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health and Gatton College of Business and Economics for a discussion of new research demonstrating that social distancing measures imposed by state and local governments at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic were effective in slowing disease transmission, thereby saving lives.


Charles Courtemanche, PhD, associate professor of Economics and Interim Director of the Institute for Study of Free Enterprise, Gatton College of Business and Economics; and Aaron Yelowitz, PhD, professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business and Economics will present research findings.


Teresa M. Waters, PhD, professor and Wethington Endowed Chair in Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, and James Ziliak, PhD, professor and Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics