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Lab Publication - Cost-effectiveness of combining drug and environmental treatments for environmentally transmitted diseases

August 27, 2020
François M. Castonguay and James N. Sanchirico, and coauthors, published their research in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Proc. R. Soc. B). They found that for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that have an environmental component (e.g. schistosomiasis), combining environmental treatments (e.g. pesticides) and drug treatments reduces the dependency on mass drug administrations (MDAs) ...

Lab Seminar - Vaccine allocation in an age structured population

June 24, 2020
Jack Buckner presented his ongoing COVID-19 research on vaccine allocation. A vaccine will play a key role in ending the COVID 19 pandemic, but supply will likely be scarce when it first becomes available. Given this scarcity it is useful to ...

Lab Seminar - A bioeconomic simulation for understanding the roles of synchrony and permit access in driving revenue stability

March 13, 2020
Kiva Oken, Assistant Professor of the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology shared her research on management of marine fisheries. Diversification of fishing portfolios of individuals, vessels, and communities can stabilize interannual variability of income at each level of organization. This portfolio effect is stronger ...