Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy

Covid-19: Economics meets epidemiology

A combined approach that incorporates both economics and epidemiology can help to explain which policies are needed to control the spread of coronavirus, while keeping the economy afloat. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of each discipline is essential as the pandemic moves into its next phase.

Featuring Tim Besley (LSE), Gus O'Donnell (former Cabinet Secretary), Devi Sridhar (University of Edinburgh), Patrick Vallance (Government Chief Scientific Adviser), Venki Ramakrishnan (Royal Society), Abi Adams-Prassl (University of Oxford), and Benjamin Moll (LSE).

 

 

Published on: 06th Nov 2020

Last updated on: 13th Nov 2020

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