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October

Book Launch "Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years" with Prof Ian Goldin

14th October 2020: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online

Expert in globalisation and development, Professor Ian Goldin uses state-of-the-art maps to show humanity’s impact on the planet and demonstrate how we can save it and thrive as a species.

Prof Sarah Smith & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Baby steps: the gender division of childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic"

7th October 2020: 4:00pm   Live Stream
Online

The nature and scale of the shocks to the demand for, and the supply of, home childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic provide a unique opportunity to increase our understanding of the division of home labour and the determinants of specialisation within the household.

Series: The economics of the COVID-19 pandemic

Book Launch: "Privacy is Power" with Dr Carissa Veliz and Prof Rasmus Nielsen

6th October 2020: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online

Have you ever been denied insurance, a loan, or a job? Have you had your credit card number stolen? Do you have to wait too long when you call customer service? You might have the data economy to thank for all that and more.

September

July

Prof Chris Adam & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "After the lockdown: macroeconomic adjustment to the Covid-19 pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa"

29th July 2020: 3:00pm   Live Stream
Online

When the Covid-19 pandemic emerged, most of sub‑Saharan Africa went into lockdown. What happens next for the pandemic across Africa remains uncertain, but the combination of domestic lockdowns and the spill-over from the global recession means immediate and severe economic hardship.

Series: The economics of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof David Vines & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Global macroeconomic cooperation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic"

28th July 2020: 4:00pm   Live Stream
Online

The Covid crisis has caused the greatest collapse in economic activity since 1720. Some advanced countries have mounted a massive fiscal response, both to pay for disease-fighting action and to preserve the incomes of firms and workers until the economic recovery is underway.

Series: The economics of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof Beata Javorcik & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Globalisation in the post-COVID world"

16th July 2020: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online

Join Professor Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, for a discussion on the recent developments in international trade and the link between trade finance and resilience of trade flows ready for a post-COVID world.

Series: The economics of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof Joseph Stiglitz & Prof Ian Goldin in conversation: "Policies for the post-COVID world"

15th July 2020: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online

In response to the devastation caused by COVID-19, governments & businesses around the world need to adopt new policies which prioritise people and our planet.

Series: Building back better - lessons and opportunities from the COVID-19 pandemic

March