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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


What has the last year taught us about the Policy & Economics of COVID-19?
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd's recent panel discussion on COVID policy, with Dr Abi Adams-Prassl and Dr Kate Fleming, has been featured in the July issue of the RES Newsletter.
Published on - Wednesday 28th July 2021

Is The UK's 'Freedom Day' Too Soon?
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed on Danish National Television's DR2 Deadline programme about the UK's lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.
Published on - Friday 23rd July 2021

NHS Staff Deleting Covid App as Calls Grow for Doctors to be Exempt from Self-Isolation
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd's research into Government policy and public behaviour towards COVID-19 restrictions and the vaccine roll out, was quoted in the Telegraph.
Published on - Friday 9th July 2021

COVID-19: How the Faculty Researched the Pandemic in Real Time
Dr Flavio Toxvaerd talks about the importance of the Faculty’s research into the current and future pandemics.
Published on - Thursday 17th June 2021

Can Incentives Encourage People to get Vaccinated?
Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd spoke to the BBC World Service about vaccine apathy and the hesitation amongst some members of the public to get vaccinated.
Published on - Wednesday 16th June 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
Twitter: @toxvaerd1
Room: 32
Office Hours: By appointment only
College: Fellow Clare College