With nearly 210,000 confirmed cases and 8,650 deaths in at least 166 countries or territories, COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, has become the latest threat both to human health and the global economy. With no vaccine against the disease to date, prevention looks like the only available option to mitigate the spread of the virus. Washing hands frequently, covering nose and … [Read more...] about It’s hand-washing time! How behavioral economics could mitigate the spread of coronavirus
Florencia Lopez Boo
Florencia Lopez Boo is a leading economist in the IDB's Social Protection and Health Division, where she works on child development and poverty reduction projects. She was a professor at the University of Louvain and worked at the World Bank and UNIDO. She has a PhD in Economics from Oxford University (Clarendon-Oxford University Press award). She is also a Young Lives Research Associate at the University of Oxford and the Institute for Labor Studies (IZA) in Bonn.