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Caution: Dangerous Social Curve Ahead!   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "Israel began easing its lockdown and moving into the next phase of living in the presence of the coronavirus, which will continue in different ways and intensities until a vaccine is found or until the virus disappears. While major emphasis is currently placed on the medical and economic tracks, the social dimension is also a key element that must be addressed. Although it is difficult to gauge, the social curve is no less and perhaps even more critical in managing the crisis over the long term. This article presents the importance of tracking the social curve, methods for doing so, and recommendations for the use of data collection. The core recommendation is to designate key parameters and assess them frequently, in order to chart the social trajectory so as to identify both early warning signals of social weaknesses and strengths that might assist in policy management."

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INSS Insight No. 1308; Institute for National Security Studies Insight No. 1308
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2020-04-26
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Institute for National Security Studies
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Institute for National Security Studies: https://www.inss.org.il/
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