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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

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
Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Rational Disinhibition and Externalities in Prevention, (2019) International Economic Review, 60, 1737-1755
Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Dynamic Limit Pricing, (2017) The RAND Journal of Economics, 48(1), 281-306
Chen, F. and Toxvaerd, F.M.O. The Economics of Vaccination, (2014) Journal of Theoretical Biology, 363, 105-117
Gershkov, A. and Toxvaerd, F.M.O. On Seller Estimates and Buyer Returns, (2013) Economic Theory Bulletin, 1 (1), 47-55

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


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

Tougher measures against COVID-19 predicted for Europe
The data on the number of detected cases of the Omicron strain are not encouraging. Many European governments will need to resort to new measures against the spread of the new strain.
Published on - Wednesday 22nd December 2021

How do antivirals affect the risks we face and the way we behave?
Following the announcement that antiviral treatments for Covid-19 will soon be available, will this reduce people’s incentives to avoid becoming infected, lessen their readiness to practice social distancing or even discourage them from getting vaccinated.
Published on - Friday 17th December 2021

COVID vaccine passports 'increase jab uptake' in countries with lower coverage
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has commented on Sky News about a study which shows COVID certification led more people to get vaccinated.
Published on - Wednesday 15th December 2021

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".
Published on - Wednesday 24th November 2021

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