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COVID-19: Insights from Innovation Economists (EPFL)

A report from a collective of scholars primarily associated to the College of Management of Technology at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne leaded by Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Dominique Foray.
It provides a reading of current real-world developments using economic reasoning and relying on existing economic research.

Covid-19 contact-tracing apps (ETUI report)

Contact-tracing apps to combat the Covid-19 pandemic have increasingly been mentioned as useful tools to accompany and contribute to a return to normality despite the many ethical and legal questions they raise. The pressure exerted by business circles and lobbies to restart and ‘save the economy’ has been intense.

Ten technologies to fight coronavirus (STOA)

Author: Mihalis Kritikos of the Scientific Foresight Unit (STOA) within the Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services (EPRS) of the Secretariat of the European Parliament. Abril 2020