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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, forthcoming
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


Vaccine Nationalism: Why do some countries cooperate and others go it alone?
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Tony Yates (independent economist), have written a new article for the Economics Observatory that discusses ‘vaccine nationalism’.
Published on - Tuesday 4th May 2021

The Trouble Does Not Come To One: What the Tragedy in India Teaches Other Countries
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for the Russian newspaper Izvestia about the increase in world wide COVID-19 cases.
Published on - Sunday 2nd May 2021

Behavioural Responses to the Vaccine Rollout
Now that the Covid vaccine rollout is in full swing, changes to our behaviour are starting to emerge. New research by Dr Toxvaerd shows how these changes are impacting how many people act in public.
Published on - Tuesday 27th April 2021

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

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

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 Lecturer

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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

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