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Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 30 January, 2024

People of religious faith may have experienced lower levels of unhappiness and stress than secular people during the UK’s Covid-19 lockdowns in 2020 and 2021, according to a new University of Cambridge study released today as a working paper.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 4 November, 2021

The Telegraph covers research in the Faculty showing people spent less time on employment-related activities, while spending more time on housework.

Those who have not returned to the office spend less time on employment-related activities and more on housework, research by Ines Lee reveals.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 4 November, 2021
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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Saturday, 17 April, 2021

Dr. Christopher Rauh has published an article for VOXeu that looks at how women have suffered far more from social distancing measures than men in terms of their mental health.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 3 March, 2021

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.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 10 December, 2020

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in The Independent newspaper. The article looks at the suggestion that data revisions on new coronavirus cases by the official statistics body indicate that the UK might have gone into lockdown in November unnecessarily.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 9 December, 2020

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by China Central Television where he spoke about the Chinese Health Codes and how other countries are realising that to effectively come out of lockdown, there must be an effective method of tracing contacts of the virus.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 16 November, 2020

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.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 11 November, 2020

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.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 10 November, 2020

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.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 9 November, 2020

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.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 2 November, 2020

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd and Dr Chryssi Giannitsarou (with Ben Moll - LSE), have written a new entry for the Economics Observatory asking The Pound-of-Flesh F

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 2 November, 2020

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd and Dr Chryssi Giannitsarou (with Ben Moll - LSE), have written a new entry for the Economics Observatory asking The Pound-of-Flesh F

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 20 October, 2020

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.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 6 October, 2020

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 "

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 6 October, 2020

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 "

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