Throughout the pandemic, our politicians have been urged to “follow the science” or, more accurately, the advice provided by medical scientists. Other disciplines play only a bit part. There are Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) sub-groups assessing the impacts of Covid on the provision of social care, or minority ethnic groups, but what about … Continue reading Why economists should sit on SAGE
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Here are the slides from a presentation on climate change I gave to 14- to 16-year-olds on Saturday 25th September as part of an event run by Bubble Bubble, in partnership with the Royal Economic Society’s ‘Discover Economics’ campaign… how-can-economists-help-to-tackle-climate-change-sep-2021Download You can find more about 'Bubble Bubble' here... Economics for teens | Bubble Bubble | … Continue reading How can economists help to tackle climate change?
Here are the slides from a talk I gave on 12th June at the IEA Think! Conference... covid-and-the-value-of-human-life-think-presentation-12-june-2021-2Download
Here are the slides from a v-talk I gave today (25 February 2021) to A-level students... economics-of-covid-25-feb-2021Download