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COVID-19: How the Faculty Researched the Pandemic in Real Time

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd talks about the importance of the Faculty’s research into the current and future pandemics.

Published on: Thursday 17th June 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Vaccines

Lockdown

Social Distancing


Will Free Access to Vaccine IP Increase Supply?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for the At The Margin Podcast about The Economics of Vaccines.

Published on: Tuesday 11th May 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Vaccines

Social Distancing

Nationalism


Social Distancing: Does Voluntary or Mandated Distancing have more Economic Impact?

New research by Professor Giancarlo Corsetti questions the assumption that voluntary social distancing has less economic impact than mandated social distancing in the current pandemic.

Published on: Monday 1st March 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Recession

Infectious Diseases


Social Distancing and Supply Disruptions in a Pandemic

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will give an online seminar, co-hosted by the CEPII and T3M on Thursday 8th April 2021, 2:30-4:00pm (Paris time).

Published on: Monday 22nd March 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Supply Disruptions

Pandemic

Theme: transmission


Easing Lockdown Restrictions

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for BBC News Scotland, where he talked about the implications of easing the current lockdown restrictions and the differences in approach between the UK Government and Scottish Parliament, for the easing the restrictions.

Published on: Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Tags:

COVID-19

Lockdown

Social Distancing

Policy


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


Managing COVID-19 Vaccines Rationally

Flavio Toxvaerd and Miltos Makris (University of Kent) have published an article for VOXeu titled "Vaccines against COVID-19 are on the horizon; now is the time to manage the transition rationally". This column examines how the prospect of a vaccine alters individuals’ incentives to self-protect and how the social planner would prefer the individual to behave, between now and the arrival of the vaccine.

Published on: Tuesday 24th November 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Policy

Vaccines


Effect on Global Economy of Reimposed EU Lockdowns

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for Cheddar News Network on Friday 23rd October 2020, where he discussed the reimplementation of lockdowns across Europe, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and the global economic impact of this.

Published on: Tuesday 20th October 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Lockdown

Policy

Social Distancing


What To Do If COVID-19 Is Here To Stay

Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and Flavio Toxvaerd's VOXeu "What To Do If COVID-19 Is Here To Stay" was quoted in Jeffrey Sparshott's Wall Street Journal Economics Blog "Newsletter: Expiration Date".

Published on: Tuesday 6th October 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Lockdown

Women in Economics


The Economics of Infection

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in the following news outlets; the New Scientist, Medscape, The Sun and the Huffington Post, about his ongoing research into "The Economics of Infection". Dr Toxvaerd has also published a new blog for Economics Observatory, "Externalities: Why Do We Need Coordinated Public Action In The Pandemic?".

Published on: Tuesday 29th September 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Infectious Disease

Social Distancing

Externalities


Behaviour and Mandatory Face Masks

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has written a new entry for the Economics Observatory asking Do people change their behaviour when face masks are mandatory?

Published on: Tuesday 1st September 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Economy

Lockdown


Can Social Distancing Improve the Trade-off Between Health and the Economy?

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will give the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease's COVID-19 Weekly Webinar on "Can Social Distancing Improve the Trade-off Between Health and the Economy?". The webinar will take place online on Thursday 6th August 2020 at 2.00pm and will be hosted by Dr. Nicholas Matheson (CITIID PI and consultant in Infectious Diseases).

Published on: Wednesday 5th August 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Health

Economy

Theme: transmission


What to do if COVID-19 is Here to Stay

Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and Flavio Toxvaerd have published an article for VOXeu titled "What To Do If COVID-19 Is Here To Stay". This column considers the possibility that immunity is only temporary, which in practice, means that partial lockdowns and social distancing measures may be the norm for years to come.

Published on: Monday 20th July 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Lockdown

Women in Economics

Theme: information


Can Social Distancing Improve the Trade Off between Health and Economy?

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti's article entitled "Can Social Distancing Improve the Trade Off between Health and Economy?", which discusses how public health measures such as social distancing can reduce deaths by keeping the number of infected individuals from exceeding the capacity of the health care system has been featured by CNN and Trends (in Dutch).

Published on: Thursday 4th June 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Global Economics

Social Distancing

Health

Theme: transmission


Covid-19 Search and Matching Workshop

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd is presenting his research into "Social Distancing" at Session 3 of the "Covid-19 Search and Matching Workshop" on 28th May 2020, from 4.00pm - 6.15pm UK time. This online event will look at how the economics of search and matching models can be useful for understanding economic and virological aspects of the Coronavirus epidemic and is open to the public. Please register to watch the Workshop.

Event Date: Thursday 28th May 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Search

Matching



COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The first of these webinars "Mitigating Macroeconomic Meltdown", will take place on Friday 15th May 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Professor Vasco Carvalho and Professor Giancarlo Corsetti. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date: Friday 15th May 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Macroeconomics

Financial Data

Social Distancing

Theme: none