What does perhaps the biggest international crisis in a century mean for families and individuals?
"Tracking the Impact of Economic Shocks in Real-Time Transaction Data" by Stephen Hansen
Imperial author(s): Stephen Hansen
Payment data is useful to policy analysis, but the UK lags behind other major economies in collecting it.
"Privacy, Adoption, and Truthful Reporting: A Simple Theory of Contact Tracing Applications" by Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Tarun Ramadorai, Tommaso Valletti, Ansgar Walther
Why it's important governments incentivise people to take part in track and trace.
"Living with COVID-19: Balancing Costs Against Benefits in the Face of the Virus" by David Miles, Mike Stedman, Adrian Heald
Imperial author(s): David Miles
The costs of continuing severe restrictions in the UK are large relative to their likely benefits; more targeted measures are warranted.
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Imperial author(s): Sankalp Chaturvedi
We need to look at how people live, work, study, travel and socialise to understand their infection risk.