Webinars of the week – 8 February

Brasília, 7 February 2021.

Dear colleagues, 

This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations.

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

Best regards, 

Arthur Wittenberg.


Monday, 8 February


9:00am – 10:15am (EST) – BrookingsStrengthening the multilateral order in a nationalist age

10:00am – 11:00am (BRT) – IDPOs Desafios da Segurança Pública na América do Sul

5:00pm – 6:00pm (GMT) – QMULLondon Financial Regulation Seminar: Debt, Deficits, and Inflation


Tuesday, 9 February


9:00am – 10:00am (EST) – PIIEGetting the best out of tech: Would international rules of the road help?

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – YaleAfter Trump: What’s Next for America, At Home and Abroad

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – OxfordFiscal Systems and Digital: How to Tax for Innovation

4:00pm – 5:15pm (PST) – StanfordThe Political Economy of the Abe Government and Abenomics Reforms


Wednesday, 10 February


9:00am – 10:00am (EST) – PIIEA holistic look at Big Tech regulation

9:00am – 10:00am (EST) – Atlantic Council Financial resilience, the future of secondary sanctions, and global response

10:30am – 11:30am (EST) – Atlantic Council A conversation with the President of the European Council Charles Michel

11:00am – 12:30pm (PST) – StanfordA Quarter Century of ‘The Proper Scope of Government’: Theory and Applications

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardPresidential Accountability Reform: A Conversation with Award-winning Journalist Bob Woodward and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – ColumbiaMaking It Big: Why Developing Countries Need More Large Firms

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – OxfordKeeping tech accountable: a conversation with The Markup

2:00pm -6:00pm – 7:30pm (BRT) – FGVTemas Estratégicos de Gestão e Governança para o Brasil, com o Ministro da Casa Civil, Walter Braga Netto

2:00pm – 4:00pm (GMT) – Political Studies Association PSA Parliaments Online Conference: Analysing Legislative Scrutiny and Behaviour


Thursday, 11 February


12:15pm – 1:15pm (CT) – Chicago BoothMarket Power and Money in Politics: An Assessment

12:30pm – 1:30pm (EST) – PrincetonEsther Duflo on Encouraging Social Distancing: Evidence from Several Randomized Controlled Trials

3:00pm – 4:00pm (GMT) – ApoliticalHow behavioural science can make government more effective

6:00pm – 7:30pm (EST) – ColumbiaNonprofits & Election 2020: Policy and Advocacy in Action during the National Election Cycle


Friday, 12 February


12:20pm – 17:30pm (CET) – CEPRCEPR Conference: The Politics of Regulation and Central Banking

12:30pm – 1:30pm (EST) – PrincetonWill the Biden Stimulus lead to Inflation? A Conversation with Paul R. Krugman and Lawrence H. Summers

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – OxfordLeveraging Money and Politics: the Rise of China’s Sovereign ‘Leveraged’ Funds and China’s Financial Statecraft

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