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Research Interests


Microeconomic Theory. Game Theory. Finance. Industrial Organisation. Economic Epidemiology.

Biography


Holds degrees from the University of Copenhagen (BSc Economics, MSc Economics), the London School of Economics (MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics) and the London Business School (PhD Economics). Was awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship by the British Academy (2012-2013).

Recent Publications


Published Papers

Toxvaerd, F.M.O. and Rowthorn, R. On the Management of Population Immunity, (2022) Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming
Dangerfield, C., Fenichel, E. P., Finnoff, D., Hanley, N., Heape, S. H., Shogren, J. F. and Toxvaerd, F. Challenges of Integrating Economics into Epidemiological Analysis of and Policy Responses to Emerging Infectious Diseases, (2022) Epidemics, forthcoming
Conforti, C., Berndt, J., Pilehvar, M. T., Giannitsarou, C., Toxvaerd, F. and Collier, N. Incorporating Stock Market Signals for Twitter Stance Detection, (2022) Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), 4074-4091
Giannitsarou, C., Kissler, S. and Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Waning Immunity and the Second Wave: Some Projections for SARS-CoV-2, (2021) American Economic Review: Insights, 3
Conforti, C., Berndt, J., Pilehvar, M. T., Giannitsarou, C., Toxvaerd, F. and Collier, N. Adversarial Training for News Stance Detection: Leveraging Signals from a Multi-Genre Corpus, (2020) Proceedings of the EACL Hackashop on News Media Content Analysis and Automated Report Generation, 1-7

Working Papers

Toxvaerd, F.M.O. and Matthies, K. Rather Doomed than Uncertain: Risk Attitudes and Sexual Behavior under Asymptomatic Infection, submitted
Toxvaerd, F.M.O. and Rowthorn, R. The Optimal Control of Infectious Diseases via Prevention and Treatment, updated 2015. Additional appendix available
Toxvaerd, F.M.O. On the Dynamics of Beliefs and Risky Sexual Behavior, 2014

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Auld, C. and Toxvaerd, F.M.O. The Great COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: Behavioral and Policy Responses, (2021) CWPE2136
Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Contacts, Altruism and Competing Externalities, (2021) CWPE2135
Giannitsarou, C., Kissler, S., Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Waning Immunity and the Second Wave: Some Projections for SARS-COV-2, (2020) CWPE20126
Makris, M. and Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Great Expectations: Social Distancing in Anticipation of Pharmaceutical Innovations, (2020) CWPE2097
Toxvaerd, F.M.O. and Rowthorn, R. On the Management of Population Immunity, (2020) CWPE2080

Recent Activities


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.
Published on - Tuesday 24th May 2022

Conversations with Sebastian Galiani: Episode XLV - Video
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by Sebastian Galiani, for his 'Conversations' video series (in Spanish).
Published on - Thursday 7th April 2022

Behaviour and Policy During Pandemics Workshop - Videos
Watch videos from the Behaviour and Policy During Pandemics: Models and Methods Workshop, hosted by Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and the Isaac Newton Institute.
Published on - Thursday 3rd March 2022

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.
Published on - Wednesday 26th January 2022

Impact of Omicron on UK economy expected to be modest
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in the Financial Times newspaper's article on the economic impact of the Omicron variant.
Published on - Friday 14th January 2022

Research Grants


Mid-Career Fellowship: The Economics Of Infectious Disease (British Academy)

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


Giannitsarou, C., Toxvaerd, F. and Collier, N., Mapping of Rumours and Information Diffusion (JHOQ)

COVID-19 Economic Research


Special Feature: The Economics of Infection

Teaching


PIIB Paper 9 - Industrial Organisation: Theory
PIIB Paper 9 - Industrial Organisation: Topics
MPhil S170 - Industrial Organisation

PhD Students


Supervisor

Jakob Berndt
PhD Title: Indoctrination and Belief Manipulation in Social Networks
Research: Microeconomic Theory, Information Economics, Networks
Yi Wei
PhD Title: Dynamic Competition, Collusion and Intertemporal Capacity Constraint
Research:
Darren Hoover
PhD Title:
Research: The Dynamics of Network Formation over Physical Spaces

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd













University Associate Professor

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Personal Site:
https://sites.google.com/site/toxvaerd11/

Contact Details
Email: fmot2@cam.ac.uk
Twitter: @toxvaerd1
Room: 32
Office Hours: By appointment only
College: Fellow Clare College