A data-driven foundation for the management and monitoring of novel and endemic infectious diseases in Australia

Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

Event details

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Date & time

Friday 23 February 2024


Online Zoom and Weston Theatre


Chloe Rice

This thesis has developed a framework for managing and monitoring novel and endemic infectious diseases in Australia, with a focus on the role of individual behaviours in influencing overall disease spread outcomes. The methodology has covered the development of an agent-based microsimulation model with individual behaviours, an early warning system to monitoring infectious disease cases and potential waves, and an evidence-based scenario tool for embedding a pandemic pulse into preparedness capability.

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