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For the latest in Batten’s new Expert Chat Series, Batten professor Sebastian Tello-Trillo discussed how the coronavirus pandemic will impact health insurance coverage.

UVA economists Anton Korinek, Eric Leeper, Sarah Turner and David Bradford discussed the health and economic implications of COVID-19 in a virtual forum last week.

As the economy experiences a steep recession, a panel of UVA economists including Batten's Sarah Turner and David Bradford examined the implications for the nation’s material and physical health.

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According to Batten's Ray Scheppach, the magnitude of the coronavirus fiscal crisis that governors and their states will have to face is just starting to emerge. And that crisis will affect states’ abilities to do everything from paying teachers to paving roads to providing social services.

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Recessions may be good for overall physical health, but this one could be different. Batten professor Chris Ruhm presented an online talk Wednesday offering an economist’s view of the overall health effects of the COVID-19 recession. His talk was the school’s third installment of its expert chat series about COVID-19.

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Batten's David Leblang joins Robert Bruner and David Smith to discuss the economic consequences of COVID-19 and possible policy responses during a public webinar.

Batten's David Leblang joins The Miller Center's Robert Bruner and David Smith from UVA's McIntire School of Commerce to discuss the economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as possible policy responses.

Batten's David Leblang joins Robert Bruner from The Miller Center and David Smith from UVA's McIntire School of Commerce to discuss the economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as possible policy responses.

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The number of Americans dying from drug overdoses has risen rapidly in the last decade, with opioids viewed as the primary culprit. However, recent research suggests that opioids are not the only drug involved. According to Batten professor of economics, Christopher J. Ruhm, half of the overdose deaths have involved polydrug use and deaths involving nonopioid drugs are rising almost as fast as those involving opioids.

Batten and One for the World will co-host a livestream watch party featuring an inspiring lecture on effective altruism by Princeton University Professor Peter Singer. Attendees will learn more about One for the World and how to join global efforts to eliminate extreme poverty. Pizza will be provided.