Webinars of the week – 9 November

Brasília, 8 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, 9 November


9:00am – 10:00am (EST) – PIIEEuropean Banking Supervision, Six Years On

10:00am – 11:00am (GMT) – Oxford“Africa & Capital Flight: Evidence from the FinCEN Files” Will Fitzgibbon, Augustin Armendariz, Taiwo Hassan Adebayo and Ricardo Soares de Oliveira

10:00am – 4:00pm (CET) – WEFGreen Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role of Finance

1:00pm – 2:15pm (EST) – ColumbiaManaging Presidential Transitions and Governance: Perspectives from the White House

4:00pm – 5:15pm (CET) – Geneva Trade and Development WorkshopThe Returns to Face-to-Face Interactions: Knowledge Spillovers in Silicon Valley, with David Atkin

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – UCLGoverning digital platforms in middle income countries

6:30pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – LSEInternational Climate Politics after the US Presidential Election


Tuesday, 10 November


9:00am – 5:00pm (CET) – WEFGreen Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role of Finance

10:00am – 12:00pm (PST) – StanfordDigital Public Infrastructure Series: Where, What, and Who is Digital Public Infrastructure

12:00pm – 1:30pm (PST) – StanfordChina’s Fifth Plenum Decision and its Implications for China-U.S. “Decoupling”

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – PIIERebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the US Treasury Department

3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST) – StanfordVirtual Associates Meeting on The 2020 Election: “What Happened, Why and What It Means” a Conversation with Dave Brady & Bruce Cain

4:00pm – 5:00pm (EST) – HarvardFORUM: Financial Stability Factors and the Severity of the Current Recession

5:30pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – CambridgeScience, evidence, and government; reflections on the Covid-19 experience

6:00pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – King’sCyber weapons are called viruses for a reason: statecraft, security and safety in the digital age, with Ciaran Martin

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – CebriSegurança Cibernética e Redes Privadas 5G para aceleração da transformação digital no Brasil


Wednesday, 11 November


9:00am – 10:15am (EST) – The World BankRecovery from the Pandemic across the World: Balancing Short-term and Long-term Concerns

11:00am – 1:00pm (CET) – WEFGreen Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role of Finance

11:20am – 9:55pm (GMT) – Financial TimesThe Global Boardroom

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – YaleCan Britain have a Grand Strategy after Brexit?

12:00pm – 1:00pm (GMT) – UCLUp Close & Policy: Research, Parliament and evidence on digitisation

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – Institute for GovernmentLord Maude in conversation with Bronwen Maddox: reform at the centre of government

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – OxfordThe value and the future of public service media

1:00pm – 4:00pm (GMT) – King’sInternational Longevity Policy and Governance Summit

2:00pm – 4:00pm (BRT) – FGVLatin America Pathways – 5th Edition

2:00pm – 4:00pm (GMT) – Political Studies AssociationPSA Parliaments Annual Conference: The Impact of Covid-19 on Parliaments

4:00pm – 5:00pm (GMT) – OxfordBlack Sea gas: Economic and Geopolitical Implications

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – LSEEmpires Past & Present: the idea of empire


Thursday, 12 November


3:20am – 9:55pm (GMT) – Financial Times The Global Boardroom

9:00am – 10:00am (BRT) – Insper22ª Oficina de Impacto Socioambiental: A Visão do Investidor sobre Medição de Impacto

10:00am – 3:00pm (GMT) – UCLRapid Reviewing Methodologies for Evidence-Informed Decision-Making

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardWhat Do the Data Reveal About (the Absence of Black) Financial Regulators?

12:15pm – 1:30pm (EST) – HarvardWhat’s the EU for? Thinking about EU-level Public Goods in a Post-COVID World

4:00pm – 5:00pm (EST) – HarvardThe Future of U.S. Trade Policy

5:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – FGVAs Agências Reguladoras em Resposta à Covid-19

6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – King’sCompetition Law & Policy in Brazil: Developing a Brazilian Approach to Antitrust


Friday, 13 November


2:20am – 9:00pm (GMT) – Financial TimesThe Global Boardroom

8:00am – 9:00am (EST) – ColumbiaCentral Bank Digital Currencies

9:00am – 11:00am (GMT) – UCLFour Fridays for Corruption: Informal Practices, Corruption, and Institutional Change

10:00am – 4:00pm (GMT) – King’sLondon Political Economy Network: COVID-19 and the crisis of financialised capitalism

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – YaleThe Global Health Speaker Series: Dr Juan Pablo Uribe

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardThe Fed’s Monetary Policy Framework Evaluation in the wake of COVID-19

12:15pm – 1:15pm (EST) – HarvardThe Impact of Airbnb on the Residential Housing Market Before COVID-19: Estimates from New York City

1:00pm – 2:30pm (EST) – HarvardAmerican Politics Speaker Series: “The Bureaucracy: Congress’ Backdoor to Policy Influence”

5:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – FGVPerspectivas da Regulação da Água no Brasil

5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – King’s Brazil InstituteEleições Municipais no Brasil: pontos e contrapontos

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