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Lakshmi Balasubramanyan of Weatherhead talks about COVID-19 testing capacity and economic recovery

How to Prevent the Health Crisis from Becoming a Financial Crisis

Medium—Economic Policy Ideas for COVID-19: Lakshmi Balasubramanyan, assistant professor of banking and finance at the Weatherhead School of Management, analyzed the need for a dramatic increase in COVID-19 testing capacity as a key pillar of an eventual economic recovery, writing: “…it is important that people can steadily get back to work and normal functioning of businesses resume within a short period. … Once a clear separation between infected and uninfected human capital takes place, the uninfected can slowly help jump start the economy and financial activities.”