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No Longer Does Sweden Beat US in Covid-19 Deaths per Capita

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And the US is fast approaching Italy’s record. Source: FT, accessed 17 September 2020. Note that Sweden’s neighbor Denmark has suffered a much lower fatality rate, even though over the past two quarters, it has experienced an only marginally lower growth rate (8.9% vs 8.1% for Sweden, not SAAR).

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And the US is fast approaching Italy’s record.

Source: FT, accessed 17 September 2020.

Note that Sweden’s neighbor Denmark has suffered a much lower fatality rate, even though over the past two quarters, it has experienced an only marginally lower growth rate (8.9% vs 8.1% for Sweden, not SAAR).

Menzie Chinn
He is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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