Reopening the U.S. Economy an Industry at a Time

Abstract: A novel index of physical contact exposure helps to identify the industries that are the most contact-intensive and might reopen later, as well as lower-contact industries that could reopen sooner.

Keywords: Labor; COVID-19; Coronavirus; Social distancing; Working proximity; Reopening economy;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2020-05-12