Module 10

Module 10a: “Environment and Disasters

Part 1: Major disasters

  •  Becker, G. S., & Posner, R. A. (2009). Uncommon sense: economic insights, from marriage to terrorism. Part VI, Chapter 27-32, pp. 203-250.

Part 2: Global warming and discount rates

  •  Becker, G. S., & Posner, R. A. (2009). Uncommon sense: economic insights, from marriage to terrorism. Part VI, Chapter 27-32, pp. 203-250.

Part 3: Water conservation

  •  Becker, G. S., & Posner, R. A. (2009). Uncommon sense: economic insights, from marriage to terrorism. Part VI, Chapter 27-32, pp. 203-250.

Part 4: Two (Totally Opposite) Ways to Save the Planet

Exercise: data.

 

 

Module 10b: “Pandemic

Part 1: Public health and economic epidemiology

  • Philipson, T. (1995). Public health and economic epidemiology.  Chapter 13 of the book The New Economics of Human Behaviour, pp. 216-234.

Part 2: COVID-19 Health Policies and Economics

  • Paolo Surico and Andrea Galeotti Professors of Economics at London Business School analyse the COVID-19 pandemic. We will discuss about science of pandemic and, health policies and economic consequences. View this PDF to see their lecture.

Part 3: Who Gets the Ventilator?

Part 4: Concluding remarks

  • Final Q&A

Exercise: data.