New information reveals the decision to reopen some U.S. universities during the current COVID-19 pandemic may be tied to private financial interests in student housing.
student housing, covid-19, coronavirus, profit
Behavioral Economics | Higher Education
The author would like to thank Corey Goergen and Kelly O’Neal, who have publicized this story, providing public access to documents and many explanatory references listed in this article. The author would also like to thank Megan Ray and Shannon Monnat for providing feedback and edits on prior versions of this brief.
McNeill Brown, Austin, "Health and Profit in Student Housing during the COVID-19 Pandemic" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 19.
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