Michael P. Keane

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Consumer panic in the COVID-19 pandemic

In this paper, the authors develop an econometric model of consumer panic (or panic buying) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using Google search data on relevant keywords, they construct a daily index of consumer panic for 54 countries from January to late April 2020.
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Modeling health insurance choices in “competitive” markets

In this paper Mike Keane, Professor of Economics at Yale University, develops an innovative approach to modelling insurance choice, using the U.S experience of supplementary private insurance for the elderly.