Webinars of the week – 2 November

Brasília, 1 November 2020.

Dear colleagues, 

This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations. All webinars are in English, except the ones with a title in Portuguese.

Please, observe the time zones, and thanks for all the suggestions.

Best regards, 

Arthur Wittenberg.


Monday, 2 November


11:00am – 12:00pm (PT) – Stanford“The Perfect Weapon” Special Screening & Panel Discussion

11:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – ValorEntrevista com o Deputado Rodrigo Maia

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardAmy Catalinac (New York University), “How Pork-Barrel Politics Holds Japan’s Governing Coalition Together”

2:00pm – 2:45pm (EST) – Wilson CenterElections in the Time of COVID-19: Brazilian Edition

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – King’sMichael McMahon: Monetary Policymakers’ Uncertainty

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – UCLTheorising and mapping modern economic rents

4:30pm – 5:30pm (EST) – HarvardIt’s still the economy, stupid: what can we expect from Trumponomics vs Bidenomics?

5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – UCLThe Referendum on Chile’s process towards a Constitutional Assembly


Tuesday, 3 November


10:00am – 11:00am (CET) – GothenburgRethinking Value Creation – for innovation-led inclusive & sustainable growth, with Professor Mariana Mazzucato


Wednesday, 4 November


10:00am – 11:00am (GMT) – CambridgeInnovation, Competitive Advantage and the Productivity Puzzle

11:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – IDPA crise fiscal dos estados

11:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – ValorEntrevista com Christopher Garman, diretor executivo da Eurasia Group para as Américas

11:00am – 12:00pm (GMT) – CambridgePolitics of Economics during COVID-19

12:00pm – 1:00pm (CET) – HertieGlobal regulatory regimes for platform governance

1:00pm – 2:30pm (EST) – ColumbiaLessons from the Esplanada: From tough to smart on crime – how prevention and intelligence can lead to a safer Brazil, with Raul Jungmann

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – UCLMeet the Policymaker: What role do Government expert advisory committees play in the policy making process?

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – OxfordHow significant is Russian influence on global politics?

2:00pm – 3:30pm (GMT) – LSEBehavioural Science and a Post-COVID World

5:30pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – OxfordSkoll Chats: In-conversation with Roman Krznaric

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – FGVDifusão de políticas públicas e a América Latina

6:00pm – 7:20pm (GMT) – Institute for GovernmentData Bites #14: Getting things done with data in government

6:30pm – 7:45pm (GMT) – UCLThe Fate of European and International Trade after the US Elections


Thursday, 5 November


9:30am – 10:30am (GMT) – Institute for GovernmentCommunicating Brexit: How can the government persuade the public to prepare?

12:00pm – 1:00pm (GMT) – Government of IrelandStrengthening prevention in policy, with Professor Paul Cairney

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardChallenges and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Policy Over the Next Decade

2:00pm – 5:10pm (KSA) – The EconomistInvesting for Impact: Mainstreaming socially-responsible finance

4:05pm – 5:35pm (EDT) – ColumbiaDevelopment Workshop: Decentralized Targeting of Agricultural Credit Programs: Private versus Political Intermediaries, with Dilip Mookherjee

5:30pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – UCLBook launch: ‘Argentina in the Global Middle East’

7:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – OxfordRemote Work in Governments: Challenges and Opportunities


Friday, 6 November


11:00am – 12:00pm (EST) – ColumbiaSmart Cities Center Poster Session

12:00pm – 1:30pm (EST) – ColumbiaNew Developments in China’s financial and economic system in the 2nd edition of China Macro Finance: A US Perspective

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