Facing Leadership That Kills

By Alejandro R. Jadad. Published in the Journal of Public Health Policy, November 2021.

“How could public health reimagine ways to protect the population and reinvent itself amid a pandemic?”

Before covid-19, only two things were known to influence the course of pandemic diseases—isolation and vaccination. We must now add murderous incompetence, culpable negligence, perfunctory conduct of government response, wantonly foolish ideology-driven reliance on organisations and individuals who conspicuously lacked the necessary attributes to perform their assigned tasks, and so much more. [1]

Facing leadership that kills – PMC (nih.gov)

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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.

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