Pandemic Ethics

PANDEMIC ETHICS

THE PODCAST

Creator and Host

About the Podcast

An accessible and informative discussion of the great ethical challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Featuring world-renowned experts in bioethics,  law, economics, public policy, and beyond. 

LATEST EPISODES

Modeling the Covid-19 Pandemic


Eric Winsberg (South Florida) and I consider the challenges of modeling the pandemic, the failure to collect data that would enable more effective models, and how social, policial, and cultural factors can influence methodological decisions largely "unconstrained" by available data. 

Covid, Poverty, and IP


In this episode we discuss the impact of the pandemic on global poverty, the role that intellectual property plays in vaccine development and distribution, and the ethical and economic case for a "People's Vaccine." My guest is economist Sanjay Reddy of the New School for Social Research

Responsibility for Debt and Crisis


With many countries likely to face sovereign debt crises in years to come as a result of the pandemic, Anahí Wiedenbrüg (Oxford) and I discuss the sources of these crises and the responsibilities that governments, creditors, and NGOs have to ensure that servicing this debt doesn't lead to further economic and humanitarian crises.

RECENT AND FUTURE EPISODES

INCLUDING BRIEF DESRIPTIONS, GUEST BIOGRAPHIES, AND A COUPLE SUGGESTED READINGS FOR EACH EPISODE (BECAUSE READING MAKES US SMARTER)