Economist Adrienne Sabety joins the Notre Dame faculty this fall, but we’re glad we’re already following her on Twitter because this caught our eye.
It’s a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper she co-authored with the University of Illinois’ Tatyana Deryugina and MIT’s Jon Gruber that takes what we know about hurricanes and uses it to approximate COVID-19’s impact on healthcare systems.
Click on the tweet below to read more. And welcome to Notre Dame, Adrienne. :)
New paper uses hurricanes to approximate COVID-19's impact:— Adrienne Sabety (@AdrienneSabety) July 13, 2020
1) It will take >3 yrs for providers to recover lost revenue from COVID-19.
2) Capacity constraints limit providers' ability to make up for lost revenues.
3) >"bounce-back" for outpatient than inpatient services. https://t.co/7lRu4ywvzx pic.twitter.com/gfDzxPnpIA