Navigating through Covid-19

5 recommendations for action

With increasing Covid-19 infections policy makers need to respond immediately – identifying the most effective policy response models, managing timing and communication effectively - while keeping in check trade-offs between critical health concerns and economic costs.


ACTION 1: anticipate now the day after

Top 10 countries on the crisis Resilience Index (CRI) ©

CRI assesses the robustness of economies against the types of shocks associated with pandemics

Covid-19 pandemic crisis impact and response in four scenarios


ACTION 2: strong stimulus is essential

Typical country RESPONSE and expected Impact on infection prevalence

Infection prevalence
Policy response

Typical country RESPONSE and expected Impact on GDP


Policy response impact on GDP

Typical country expected Impact of response delay on infection prevalence


Policy response impact on GDP

ACTION 3: Act strongly now, do not delay

Typical country expected Impact of RESPONSE delay on GDP

Typical country expected Impact of RESPONSE delay on GDP

ACTION 4: Customise policies to people's needs


Agent characteristics

ACTION 5: Enable a 'Whole-of-country' response

Agent characteristics
WSP-Navigator

Whiteshield Partners WSP-Navigator system dynamics & agent based model dashboard