Tackling Covid by talking to each other

26 January 2022

In the Financial Times Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd argues that we can’t tackle Covid unless economists and epidemiologists talk to each other.

In an interview he says there are two major ways in which economics can inform disease modelling and public policy; by better understanding behaviour to inform intervention, plus evaluating different policy measures and determine whether any intervention is worth it in the first place.

COVID-19 talking to each other