Some people are rational whereas others are irrational.
16% (21 votes)
Some people benefit more than others from controlling the virus (e.g. older vs. younger people).
13% (17 votes)
Anti-Covid restrictions are more costly for some people than others (e.g. those with variable vs. fixed incomes).
71% (91 votes)
Total votes: 129
Understanding the concept of economic rationality, and in particular self interest and instrumental behabiour.
Understanding the concept of utility.
Understanding the concept of opportunity cost.
Understanding cost-benefit analysis.
Understanding that public policies create different costs and benefits for different individuals.
Understanding tha economic analysis can help us understand political behaviour.