US Mortality Monitoring – Death, Excess, Ranking, Map, Historical

It is very hard to explain the rise in fatalities in some states and at different points in time. Have a look at Rhode Island, South Carolina, and West Virginia – all experienced 80% to 100% increases in excess mortality in the last couple of months. Other states such as Florida, Georgia, and Michigan experienced significant increases but during different periods.

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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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