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New podcast with Dr Toxvaerd on economics and public health

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd explains how economics can be used to inform public health policy in a new podcast recorded by the London School of Economics.

Published on: Monday 4th October 2021

Tags:

Epidemiology

Policy

Vaccines


Competition or Cooperation?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has contributed to a piece on vaccines for the first edition of the Economics Observatory's ECO Magazine.

Published on: Monday 14th June 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Vaccines

Nationalism

Epidemiology


Naming Corona Variants after the Greek Alphabet

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for National Danish Radio’s Orientation programme about the stigma of naming COVID-19 variants after specific countries.

Published on: Tuesday 8th June 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Variants

Stigma

Epidemiology


Vaccine Roll Out and Post-Covid-19 Recovery

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by BBC Scotland News for their COVID-19 Special.

Published on: Monday 24th May 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Vaccines

Recovery

Epidemiology


How Europe's Vaccine Wars Could Hinder the Fight Against COVID Variants

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in an article for NBC News, where he spoke about the effect possible trade restrictions could have on international distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and on new variants.

Published on: Thursday 25th March 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

EU

Vaccines

Epidemiology


Tensions Over EU Vaccine Distribution Threaten to Boil Over

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for BBC World Service's Marketplace Morning Report programme, where he spoke about the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the European Union.

Published on: Thursday 28th January 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

EU

Vaccines

Epidemiology


Europe Walks a Tightrope as it Waits for Virus Immunity to Take Hold

As many countries are starting to vacinate against Covid, Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd explains that it becomes all the more important for people to avoid contracting coronavirus as vaccination picks up.

Published on: Monday 18th January 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Europe

Immunity

Epidemiology


Social Distancing: Two Extensions of the Standard Model Research Seminar

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd gave a talk about his research into "Social Distancing: Two Extensions of the Standard Model" as part of the Adam Smith's Panmure House research seminar series.

Published on: Tuesday 12th January 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Epidemiology

Models


Economics and the Epidemic: Models, Behaviour and Policy

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd gave a virtual talk for Clare College on Tuesday 24 November 2020. His talk was on "Economics and the Epidemic: Models, Behaviour and Policy", which looked at how economists think about disease control and contrast it with the traditional approach adopted in epidemiology and public health.

Published on: Thursday 26th November 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Epidemiology

Policy

Public Health


Economics and the Epidemic

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd will give a virtual talk for Clare College about "Economics and the Epidemic: Models, Behaviour and Policy", on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 6.00pm. His talk will look at how economists think about disease control and contrast it with the traditional approach adopted in epidemiology and public health.

Published on: Thursday 19th November 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Epidemiology

Policy

Public Health


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

Tags:

COVID-19

Epidemiology

Economic Impact

Infectious Disease


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The forth of these webinars " Integrating economics into epidemiological approaches", will take place on Friday 5th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Flavio Toxvaerd and Professor Oliver Linton. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date: Friday 5th June 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Global Economics

Epidemiology

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