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Government Won’t Say How Much Tiered Restrictions Will Cost Economy

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for the Channel 4 News website, where he commented that the key difficulty in analysing the effects of the lockdown is to assess what would happen with the disease and the economy in the absence of restrictions.

Published on: Wednesday 2nd December 2020

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COVID-19

Economic Impact

Policy

Tier System


Government Paper Offers no Assessment of Economic Impact of Tier Restrictions

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in the Independent article "Government Paper Offers no Assessment of Economic Impact of Tier Restrictions". Dr Toxvaerd says the government's COVID analysis falls well short of a full impact study and will be of limited use to justify either lockdown2 or a return to a tiered system of regional restrictions.

Published on: Tuesday 1st December 2020

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COVID-19

Economic Impact

Policy

Tier System


Curbing the Covid-19 Pandemic to Save the Economy

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd is one of the economists featured in the Wall Street Journal article "Research Ties Curbing the Covid-19 Pandemic to Saving the Economy", which looks at the economists currently working on the economics of the pandemic and how the academic discipline combining economics and epidemiology is attracting new specialists.

Published on: Thursday 12th November 2020

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COVID-19

Epidemiology

Economic Impact

Infectious Disease


Covid-19 Policy Response Open Letter

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was asked by the Science Media Centre to comment on this open letter to the Prime Minister and his team from a group across medicine, academia and other areas "Covid-19 policy response Open Letter" and Dr. Toxvaerd’s responses were published on the "Science Media Centre site.

Published on: Friday 25th September 2020

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COVID-19

Health

Inequality

Economic Impact


The UK in a Changing Europe Economics of Brexit Conference For Early Career Researchers

The UK in a Changing Europe, supported by Cambridge-INET, is organising a one-day virtual conference on the Economics of Brexit for Early Career Researchers (untenured assistant professors, postdocs, and PhD students) to take place on the 22nd September 2020, via Zoom.

Event Date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Tags:

Brexit

Europe

Economic Impact

Theme: transmission