Brasília, 16 November 2020.
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.
Monday, 16 November
8:30am – 9:20am (EST) – PIIE – Rebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the WTO and US approaches to it
2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – King’s – Michael Kiley: Financial Conditions and Economic Activity: Insights from Machine Learning
2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST) – Brookings – The economy and monetary policy: A conversation with Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida
4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Canning House – Brexit: Impact on UK-Americas Relations
6:30pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – LSE – Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence, A Conversation with Stephen A. Schwarzman
Tuesday, 17 November
8:30am – 9:15am (EST) – PIIE – Europe’s Economic Policy Response to the Pandemic
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – Brookings – Reframing the narrative of the middle class: Real voices pre- and post-pandemic
3:00pm – 4:00pm (KSA) – IsDB/Unctad – The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Global Investment Outlook
4:30pm – 5:30pm (EST) – Harvard – Study Group: Dual Interest Rates–Monetary Rocket Fuel
6:00pm – 7:00pm (EST) – Columbia – Latin America’s Recovery after the COVID Crisis: Economic, Social and Political Dimensions
Wednesday, 18 November
11:00am – 12:00pm (EST) – Harvard – Organizing Online Foreign Influence Efforts: Lessons from Topic Models and Content-Based Detection
3:00pm – 4:00pm (GMT) – Oxford Analytica – Governing amid division: The Next US Administration
3:00pm – 4:00pm (BRT) – Cebri – Governo Biden e os Impactos para o Brasil: Uma nova relação com a América do Sul?
5:00pm – 6:00pm (CET) – BIS – The fiscal-monetary policy nexus
6:00pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – King’s – Shinzo Abe: The Iconoclast who changed Japan – In Conversation with Tobias Harris
Thursday, 19 November
11:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – Berkeley – Brazilian Fake News Legislative Bill and Blockchain
12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – Yale – Covid-19 and the Global Economic Order
12:00pm – 1:15pm (EST) – Harvard – The Brazil-U.S. Relationship in 2021: A Conversation with Ambassador Thomas Shannon
12:15pm – 2:00pm (EST) – Harvard – Make Us Great Again: The Causes and Consequences of Declinism in Great Powers
1:00pm – 2:15pm (PST) – Stanford – Reforming Democratic Institutions and Practices
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – Georgetown – Race and Policing in time of COVID in Latin America
2:00pm – 3:15pm (BRT) – FGV – Overview of Brazil and U.S. Fintechs environment and the impact of Open Data Technologies
4:00pm – 5:00pm (GMT) – Oxford – Harnessing Data to Improve Government Effectiveness
5:30pm – 6:30pm (EST) – Princeton – When, if ever, should we worry about the debt?
6:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – Insper/Cebri – Joe Biden e o Agronegócio Brasileiro
6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – King’s – Lecture with The Honorable Commissioner Christine S Wilson (US Federal Trade Commission)
6:30pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – LSE – The Pandemic as a Portal: activism and opportunities for structural change following moments of crisis and upheaval
Friday, 20 November
8:30am – 9:30am (EST) – The World Bank – Systemic Climate Action for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth
13:30pm – 14:30pm (BRT) – Fundação FHC – O novo balanço político no Oriente Médio e as relações israelo-palestinas – Por Guga Chacra e Gershon Baskin
1:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – UCL – Four Fridays for Corruption: Consequences of Corruption
2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – IMF – IMF World Economic Outlook: A Long and Difficult Ascent