Courtemanche, Yelowitz Research Ranked #3 Most Read Article in Health Affairs

Chuck Courtemanche and Aaron Yelowitz’ research, “Strong Social Distancing Measures In The United States Reduced The COVID-19 Growth Rate” was the third most read article in 2020 in Health Affairs - the leading health policy journal. The article has been published by 135 news organizations. Their paper has also been recognized as #42 for the year on Altmetric across all disciplines, and #3 in their (broadly defined) economics category. The Altmetric Top 100 is an annual list of the publications that have most captured the public’s imagination each year, based on the data collected by Altmetric.