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The World & COVID-19

Understanding Epidemics: A Many Models Approach

Scott Page

University of Michigan

This video from Michigan Ross Professor Scott Page explain why during the early stages of an epidemic, running averages are a misleading measure of overall fatality rate. The video explains the concept of doubling time and uses it to show why running averages can drastically understate the true fatality rate. View more here Ross School of Business Professor’s New Video Series Explains How Disease Models Work