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Costs and Benefits of Circuit Breakers and Lockdowns

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed on BBC Radio Ulster for their weekly business and economy round up. Dr. Toxvaerd discussed the costs and benefits on the economy, of using circuit breakers and lockdowns to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Published on: Monday 16th November 2020

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Infectious Disease


Costs and Benefits of Suppressing COVID-19

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed on BBC Scotland's Drivetime programme, where he talked about the costs and benefits of suppressing COVID-19 and made the point that perhaps rather than looking at the negative impact caused by the UK's second lockdown, we should be looking at it as an investment in the future.

Published on: Wednesday 11th November 2020

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Infectious Disease


Lives Vs Livelihoods? The Economics of Controlling COVID-19

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd took part in a roundtable discussion "The Economics of Covid-19 Suppression Measures", which looked at the economic costs and benefits of the UK's second nation lockdown. This online event was organised by the Tony Blair Institute For Global Change and took place on Friday 6th November 2020.

Published on: Tuesday 10th November 2020

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Health


Lockdowns Are Just One Tool

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed on BBC Scotland's Drivetime programme, where he talked about the UK's second lockdown being just one of the tools available to control COVID-19. He added that it does have a significant economic impact and is one of the most extreme of so called non-pharmaceutical interventions.

Published on: Monday 9th November 2020

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COVID-19

Lockdown

Economic Cost

Infectious Disease