Economists’ Challenges amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Balancing infectious disease control and social activities

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written by NAKATA Taisuke, FUJII Daisuke
Publisher Nippon Hyoronsha Co., Ltd.
ISBN 978-4-535-54036-1
Publication Date September 2022

Table of Contents

We will follow the path of two economists who have continued to disseminate the analysis on the COVID-19 pandemic and have earned the trust of the policy field, and consider what needs to be done for the future..

Chapter 1: An Economist's Challenge: The launch of the COVID-19 pandemic analysis project
Chapter 2: Infection and the Social and Economic Outlook: Mathematical modeling and policy analysis
Chapter 3: Dialogue with Infectious Disease Experts: How we can we perceive risks?
Chapter 4: Building and Managing the Analysis Team: For realizing the issuing of "weekly updates”
Chapter 5: Thoughts on Analysis of the Olympics: Overcoming divisions
Chapter 6: Dialogue with the Media: The difficulty in communication
Chapter 7: Dialogue with the Policy Makers: How can we deliver necessary knowledge?
Chapter 8: What's Happening Behind the Scenes of Infectious Disease Control: For a broader discussion
Chapter 9: Toward Compatibility of Infectious Disease Control, Society, and the Economy