Covid hasn’t brought us together, but divided us: Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely (Courtesy: Wikipedia) The influential behavioural economist regrets that Covid-19 deniers are on the rise Renowned Israeli-American behavioural economist Dan Ariely says that although Covid is an opportunity for the world to come together, it has so far not happened because each country is pursuing its own interests. The James B. Duke Professor of psychology … Continue reading Covid hasn’t brought us together, but divided us: Dan Ariely

How Mathematical modellers are influencing Covid-19 policies in real time

IT IS AN understatement to say that Jayson Shi Jia’s brain works like a machine gun. For someone who is a sharp conversationalist, this University of Hong Kong business professor seems to be in a perpetual race to think slower to be able to communicate better. “The approach in my paper is very different. We … Continue reading How Mathematical modellers are influencing Covid-19 policies in real time