Targeting High-Contact Individuals

Can interventions targeting a minority of highly connected individuals effectively limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2? Gianluca Manzo and Arnout van de Rijt analyzed population survey data finding that a small proportion of individuals reports a very high frequency of close-range contacts. Their simulations show that targeting hubs where high numbers of close-range contacts occure can robustly improve containment.

EUI Data Portal

While we will continue to update this page with news items the blog format is not the most convenient for finding data. All the data on these pages can now be found in a more organized form in the EUI Data Portal a long-term project designed to make available covid-19 related data for social science researchers.

Latest COVID-research (IV) -NBER Working Papers

This thread lists COVID-related papers recently published in the Working Papers series of the National Bureau of Economic Research (United States).

From the 13 July edition:

NOTE: The NBER Working Papers series publishes early findings of ongoing research to encourage discussion and collect suggestions for revisions. Papers are neither peer reviewed nor endorsed by the NBER Board of directors.

Latest COVID-research (III) -NBER Working Papers

This thread lists COVID-related papers recently published in the Working Papers series of the National Bureau of Economic Research (United States).

From the 6 July edition:

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Latest COVID-research (II) -NBER Working Papers

This thread lists COVID-related papers recently published in the Working Papers series of the National Bureau of Economic Research (United States).

From the 29 June edition:

NOTE: The NBER Working Papers series publishes early findings of ongoing research to encourage discussion and collect suggestions for revisions. Papers are neither peer reviewed nor endorsed by the NBER Board of directors.

Latest COVID-research (I) -NBER Working Papers

This thread lists COVID-related papers recently published in the Working Papers series of the National Bureau of Economic Research (United States).

From the 22 June edition:

NOTE: The NBER Working Papers series publishes early findings of ongoing research to encourage discussion and collect suggestions for revisions. Papers are neither peer reviewed nor endorsed by the NBER Board of directors.