What will be the economic impact of COVID-19 (and should we care)?

Apr 18, 20

Mass layoffs and prolonged unemployment are associated with income inequality growth—which correlates with increases in suicide rates.

Data from studies show income inequality maps closely to the rate of suicides among working-age adults. Not only do mental and substance use disorders stem from economic hardship, they are also known drivers of lower productivity, increased healthcare costs, and higher mortality.