The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus has surpassed 5 million worldwide. However, a significant number of countries are entering a new phase in the fight against SARS-COV-2, as the virus that causes the Covid-19 illness is known. As can be seen from the following maps prepared using data from Oxford University, restrictions on movement are being relaxed. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: We Must Use Behavioral Science to Communicate Better during the Delicate Reopening Period
Déborah Martínez is a Senior Behavioral Economics Fellow at the IDB Research Department. She holds a Master's in Economics from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from The University of Texas at El Paso. Prior to joining the IDB Behavioral Economics Group, she worked as a Senior Associate at ideas42 where she applied behavioral economics to financial decision-making in Latin America, and charitable giving in the US.