COVID-19: Insights from innovation economists

George Abi Younes, Charles Ayoubi, Omar Ballester, Gabriele Cristelli, Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Dominique Foray, Patrick Gaulé, Gabriele Pellegrino, Matthias van den Heuvel, Elizabeth Webster, Ling Zhou

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The present document provides the take of innovation economists on the COVID-19 pandemic. It targets the general public and focuses on questions related to the Science, Technology, and Innovation ecosystem. It provides a reading of current real-world developments using economic reasoning and relying on existing economic research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)733-745
Number of pages13
JournalScience and Public Policy
Issue number5
Early online date1 Jul 2020
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2020


  • COVID-19 pandemic
  • Innovation policy
  • Pharmaceutical R&D

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Public Administration
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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