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A more expansive definition of herd immunity 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for The Deepness, an online dive deep into the world of science. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 22nd September 2022

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Epidemiology

Herd Immunity

Policy



COVID and Economics, Explain it to a Comedian - Video 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by Comedian Sammy Obeid, for his "Explain it to a comedian" video series. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 24th May 2022

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COVID-19

Economics

Epidemiology

Policy



Conversations with Sebastian Galiani: Episode XLV - Video 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by Sebastian Galiani, for his 'Conversations' video series (in Spanish). Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 7th April 2022

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Economy

COVID-19

Epidemiology

Vaccines



Tackling Covid by talking to each other 

In the Financial Times Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd argues that we can’t tackle Covid unless economists and epidemiologists talk to each other. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 26th January 2022

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Behaviour

COVID-19

Epidemiology

Public Policy



Talking Economics. A one-two punch: health and economics - video 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd participated in a panel event for the Economics Observatory, "A one-two punch: health and economics". Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 24th November 2021

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COVID-19

Epidemiology

Policy

Vaccines



Modelling Behaviour to Inform Policy for Pandemics - Videos 

Watch videos from the Modelling Behaviour to Inform Policy for Pandemics event, that Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Newton Gateway to Mathematics organised. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 10th November 2021

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COVID-19

Epidemiology

Policy

Vaccines



Modelling Behaviour to Inform Policy for Pandemics 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Newton Gateway to Mathematics have organised a three-day workshop on Modelling Behaviour to Inform Policy for Pandemics. The online event will run from Tuesday 2nd November 2021 to Friday 5th November 2021 and will bring together epidemiologists, economists, modelers and policy makers. Please see the site for more details and to register your interest.

Event Date - Friday 5th November 2021

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COVID-19

Epidemiology

Policy

Vaccines



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. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 4th October 2021

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Epidemiology

Policy

Vaccines



Does COVID-19 change the value of vaccines? 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd explains in the Economics Observatory, vaccines should be valued higher than treatments, because with communicable diseases they reduce the likelihood of people becoming seriously ill. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 17th August 2021

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COVID-19

Epidemiology

Film Dynamics

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. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 14th June 2021

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 8th June 2021

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 24th May 2021

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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

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 28th January 2021

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 18th January 2021

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 12th January 2021

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 26th November 2020

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 19th November 2020

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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

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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

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COVID-19

Global Economics

Epidemiology




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