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Covid app

Incentives to Increase the Use of Tracing and Testing Apps: Carrots or Sticks?

Viktor von Wyl, Stéphane Helleringer, Michele Loi & others
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Opening Remarks

Nathan Sussman, Professor and Director, Centre for Finance and Development, The Graduate Institute Geneva



Viktor von Wyl, Head of Digital and Mobile Health Group Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, and Member, Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force, on "SwissCovid at Month 4: What do We Know about User Motivations and Process Efficiency?" (see article The contribution of the SwissCovid digital proximity tracing app to pandemic mitigation in the Canton of Zurich)

Stéphane Helleringer, Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, NYU Abu Dhabi, on "Strategies to Increase Downloads of COVID–19 Exposure Notification Apps: A Discrete Choice Experiment"

Michele Loi, Senior Researcher, Institute of Biomedical Ethics and the History of Medicine and Digital Society Initiative, University of Zurich, on How to Fairly Incentivise Digital Contact Tracing


Panel Discussion

Patricia Ndumbi, Technical Officer, World Health Organization

Suerie Moon, Co-Director, Global Health Centre, The Graduate Institute Geneva

Shalini Randeria (Moderator), Professor and Director, Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, The Graduate Institute Geneva




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A joint event of

IMF Assessment of the Swiss Financial Sector | IHEID        The Global Health Centre at The Graduate Institute - G20 Insights        La contre-démocratie: défi ou chance pour la démocratie? | IHEID