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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


The Great Vaccine Rollout: Covid-19, Cooperation & Global Public Goods
The Bennett Institute for Public Policy are holding an online webinar on Tuesday 26th October 2021, at 17:00pm - 18:15pm, where international experts in economics and public affairs will discuss vaccine nationalism.
Published on - Tuesday 26th October 2021

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.
Published on - Monday 4th October 2021

Economic Contributions to Infection Control
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has written an introduction for a special edition of National Institute Economic Review, dedicated to Economic Contributions to Infection Control.
Published on - Friday 1st October 2021

Stranger danger: are we more Covid-safe around friends and family?
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has published a new Economics Observatory article which looks at, post COVID-19, how our attitudes have changed towards spending time with people we don't know as opposed to our close family and friends.
Published on - Wednesday 29th September 2021

Why rich countries are reluctant to part with surplus vaccine in favour of the poor
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in an article for the daily Russian newspaper Izvestia, that looks at the inequality of the worldwide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Published on - Thursday 23rd September 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