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.
CANCELLED Prof Mariana Mazzucato & Prof Sir Charles Godfray in conversation: "The big failure of small government: COVID-19 and public sector capacity"
13th October 2020: 5:00pm
Please note this talk has been postponed. We hope to reschedule for a later date.
Prof Sarah Smith & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Baby steps: the gender division of childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic"
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.
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.
Prof E.J. Milner-Gulland & Prof Sir Charles Godfray in conversation: "Resetting our relationship with nature in a post-COVID world"
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected both wildlife and our relationship to it.
Prof Benno Ndulu, Prof Stefan Dercon & Prof Ricardo Soares de Oliveira in conversation: “COVID-19 in Africa: crisis and opportunity?”
Lack of systemic resilience to shocks has exposed Africa’s vulnerability to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof Chris Adam & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "After the lockdown: macroeconomic adjustment to the Covid-19 pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa"
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.
Prof David Vines & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Global macroeconomic cooperation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic"
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.
Prof Colin Mayer, Sir Paul Collier & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Reforming the UK financial system to promote regional development in post-COVID Britain"
The UK government faces a massive post-COVID problem in restructuring failing companies and rebuilding its already-depressed regions.
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.
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.
Prof Phil Howard & Nicola Aitken in conversation: "Lie machines: misinformation in a Post-COVID world"
In the age of COVID-19, the lie machine is working to undermine trust in institutions like the World Health Organization.
12th March 2020: 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
This talk will focus on the disruptive ingredients and recipes at the heart of Ocado's ongoing journey of self-disruption and reinvention.
Series: Shaping the future