Tracking Mask Mandates During the Covid-19 Pandemic

14 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2020

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Austin L. Wright

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

Geet Chawla

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

Luke Chen

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

Anthony Farmer

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: August 4, 2020

Abstract

In this research note, we introduce and describe the collection of data on mask mandates in the United States. We detail the collection protocol as well as tools for accessing the data and offering feedback on amendments to the data. We present introductory visualization of the data. This project is part of a continuing effort to collect vital information about public policy interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19, mask mandates

JEL Classification: H12, I18

Suggested Citation

Wright, Austin L. and Chawla, Geet and Chen, Luke and Farmer, Anthony, Tracking Mask Mandates During the Covid-19 Pandemic (August 4, 2020). University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-104, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3667149 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3667149

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Geet Chawla

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy ( email )

1155 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Luke Chen

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy ( email )

1155 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Anthony Farmer

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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