Category Archives: Working Papers

New version: “An economic model of the Covid-19 pandemic with young and old agents: Behavior, testing and policies”

joint with L.Brotherhood, C. Santos and M. Tertilt (new version: April 2021, first version May 2020) This paper explores policies in epidemiological model of Covid-19 where individual’s make private social distancing decisions. Individuals differ by age, where the young have lower risk but need to earn a living (though they can telework). In equilibrium the elderly protect […]