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Cost & Benefit of Buying COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes was interviewed by Iranian newspaper, Donya-e Eqtesad, about the implications of COVID-19 for the Iranian economy and the difficulty for Iran to obtain a potential vaccine due to sanctions imposed on the country by US President Donald Trump. Dr Mohaddes also spoke about the need for the Iranian government to do whatever it can to protect lives and livelihoods regardless of the fiscal costs associated with it. The article is in Persian.

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Read the full working paper "A Counterfactual Economic Analysis of Covid-19 Using a Threshold Augmented Multi-Country Model":
Cambridge Working Paper in Economics 2088
Cambridge-INET Working Paper 2040

Also see the Faculty of Economics news feature:
Impact of Covid means global

Published on: Monday 7th December 2020

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COVID-19

Vaccine

Iran

Global Economy