Webinars of the week – 16 November

Brasília, 16 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, 16 November


8:30am – 9:20am (EST) – PIIERebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the WTO and US approaches to it

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – King’sMichael Kiley: Financial Conditions and Economic Activity: Insights from Machine Learning

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST) – BrookingsThe economy and monetary policy: A conversation with Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Canning HouseBrexit: Impact on UK-Americas Relations

6:30pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – LSELessons in the Pursuit of Excellence, A Conversation with Stephen A. Schwarzman


Tuesday, 17 November


8:30am – 9:15am (EST) – PIIEEurope’s Economic Policy Response to the Pandemic

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – BrookingsReframing the narrative of the middle class: Real voices pre- and post-pandemic

3:00pm – 4:00pm (KSA) – IsDB/UnctadThe Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Global Investment Outlook

4:30pm – 5:30pm (EST) – HarvardStudy Group: Dual Interest Rates–Monetary Rocket Fuel

6:00pm – 7:00pm (EST) – ColumbiaLatin America’s Recovery after the COVID Crisis: Economic, Social and Political Dimensions


Wednesday, 18 November


11:00am – 12:00pm (EST) – HarvardOrganizing Online Foreign Influence Efforts: Lessons from Topic Models and Content-Based Detection

3:00pm – 4:00pm (GMT) – Oxford AnalyticaGoverning amid division: The Next US Administration

3:00pm – 4:00pm (BRT) – CebriGoverno Biden e os Impactos para o Brasil: Uma nova relação com a América do Sul?

5:00pm – 6:00pm (CET) – BISThe fiscal-monetary policy nexus

6:00pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – King’sShinzo Abe: The Iconoclast who changed Japan – In Conversation with Tobias Harris


Thursday, 19 November


11:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – BerkeleyBrazilian Fake News Legislative Bill and Blockchain

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – YaleCovid-19 and the Global Economic Order

12:00pm – 1:15pm (EST) – HarvardThe Brazil-U.S. Relationship in 2021: A Conversation with Ambassador Thomas Shannon

12:15pm – 2:00pm (EST) – HarvardMake Us Great Again: The Causes and Consequences of Declinism in Great Powers

1:00pm – 2:15pm (PST) – StanfordReforming Democratic Institutions and Practices

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – GeorgetownRace and Policing in time of COVID in Latin America

2:00pm – 3:15pm (BRT) – FGVOverview of Brazil and U.S. Fintechs environment and the impact of Open Data Technologies

4:00pm – 5:00pm (GMT) – OxfordHarnessing Data to Improve Government Effectiveness

5:30pm – 6:30pm (EST) – PrincetonWhen, if ever, should we worry about the debt?

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – Insper/CebriJoe Biden e o Agronegócio Brasileiro

6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – King’sLecture with The Honorable Commissioner Christine S Wilson (US Federal Trade Commission)

6:30pm – 8:00pm (GMT) – LSEThe 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 BankSystemic Climate Action for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

13:30pm – 14:30pm (BRT) – Fundação FHCO novo balanço político no Oriente Médio e as relações israelo-palestinas – Por Guga Chacra e Gershon Baskin

1:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – UCLFour Fridays for Corruption: Consequences of Corruption

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – IMFIMF World Economic Outlook: A Long and Difficult Ascent

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