Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Smart Approaches to COVID-19

Date : April 17, 2020 at 11:00 am
Moderator: Dr. Nadeem ul Haq (Vice Chancellor PIDE)
Speaker : Rashid Langrial, Rana Jawad Asghar, Dr. Saima Altaf

COVID-19 pandemic response, governments all over the world face challenging tradeoff, especially in developing countries like Pakistan. Using the scale strategy and smart control, government administrators must select whichever to retain their economies open and fear of thousands of lives or implement lockdown and hazard economic collapse. Distribution and production of the supply chain are more fragile. Moreover, the government of Pakistan also has limited public capacity and money to rely upon. Therefore, numerous states have lockdown; the burden to reopen is increasing and immense.