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How models change the world – and what we should do about it

White, Lucie, van Basshuysen, Philippe, Khosrowi, Donal and Frisch, Mathias (2021) How models change the world – and what we should do about it. LSE COVID-19 Blog (04 Aug 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Models that make predictions about the COVID-19 pandemic are complicated by the fact that people change their behaviour in response to these predictions. Lucie White (Leibniz University Hannover) discusses how we can deal with this, based on a recent paper with Philippe van Basshuysen (LUH and LSE), Donal Khosrowi (LUH) and Mathias Frisch (LUH).

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2021 12:57
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2021 12:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112017

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