In the U.S., the TSA is imposing $1500 mask violation fines for travelers. Sweden and Denmark move to implement “immunity passports.” Germany opens COVID detention center for those who violate quarantine restrictions. In Great Britain, people in areas hit by the South African COVID variant are discouraged from even going out to buy food.
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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times. View more posts