Comprehensive Guide for Procuring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
SDI has released its PPE for Schools Report to help guide district leaders as they look to navigate the rest of this school year and also mitigate future risks. In the freePPE for Schools Report, district leaders will find information about the PPE procurement process, lessons learned, and best practices for moving forward. The PPE for Schools Report explores nine key chapters: (1) Supply and demand: How did the pandemic affect the PPE and essential supplies market? (2) Lessons learned across large and small K–12 districts; (3) Unintended consequences—for example, school closures and budget shortfalls; (4) Estimated costs for implementing CDC mitigation strategies; (5) Beyond the products: Key cost components of the supply chain; (6) Key drivers of costs in procurement; (7) Recommended best practices for K–12; (8) Short, intermediate, and long-term solutions; and (9) Getting Started: Assess your supply chain.
Marginal Revolution University’s Externalities and Incentives: The Economics of COVID is a short video that focuses on the positive externality of the COVID-19 vaccine and includes a set of practice questions. The video is free to download or view online.
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