Richard is a PhD Economist, and a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, working on economic and cost-benefit analysis of topics related to public health and global catastrophic biological risks. This includes the long-term social and economic consequences of COVID-19; government policy responses and environmental engineering technologies to reduce the risks of future pandemics; pandemic-related catastrophe bonds and insurance markets; emerging technologies for securable indoor food production; and the monetized costs of health-related misinformation. Richard has also worked with EA organizations on cause prioritization and calculating moral weights of animals.
- Senior Scholar
- Company: Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security