Health Threats Associated with Children Lockdown in Spain during COVID-19
12 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2020 Last revised: 16 Jul 2020
Date Written: April 7, 2020
In response to COVID-19 pandemic in Spain, the government imposed a compulsory six-weeks lockdown. Children of two-parents families were not permitted to leave their homes. This paper presents a theoretical framework explaining such public policy and discusses the potential health threats of a prolonged stay indoors for children living in multifamily buildings.
Keywords: children, well-being, indoors, public policy, pandemic
JEL Classification: I10, I18, H12
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