Webinars of the week – 5 April

Brasília, 4 April 2021.

Dear colleagues, 

This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations. This week, a special highlight to the Spring Meetings 2021 from the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund from 5 – 11 April.

Please, observe the time zones, and thanks for all the suggestions. There is also a print version below:

Best regards, 

Arthur Wittenberg.


Monday, 5 April


8:30am – 9:30am (EDT) – Atlantic Council Emerging markets recovery in 2021: A conversation with Mexico’s Finance Minister Herrera

10:30am – 11:30am (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilLeaders of the Americas: A conversation with H.E. Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica

7:00pm – 8:45pm (EDT) – ColumbiaPanel Discussion on Economic Impact of COVID-19 One Year Later


Tuesday, 6 April


9:00am – 9:45am (EDT) – PIIEDiscussion with Randal K. Quarles about the FSB

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HarvardThe First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

5:00pm – 6:00pm (EDT) – Columbia24th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum

5:00pm – 6:30pm (PDT) – StanfordChina and U.S. Collaboration on Climate Change

6:00pm – 7:30pm (BST) – King’sBook Discussion – Decadent Developmentalism: The Political Economy of Democratic Brazil by Matthew Taylor


Wednesday, 7 April


10:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – PIIEA trade and environment negotiations agenda in the WTO: Part 2

11:00am – 12:00am (EDT) – GeorgetownRebuilding Latin America From the Inside

12:00pm – 12:45pm (EDT) – YaleColloquium on Business and Society: A Transcultural Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

12:00pm – 1:15pm (PDT) – StanfordPartner, Competitor, and Challenger: Thoughts on the Future of America’s China Strategy

12:00pm – 12:45pm (EDT) – HarvardPresident Bill Clinton Delivers Inaugural Stephen W. Bosworth Memorial Lecture in Diplomacy

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – HarvardAdvocacy Communications Ethics and Communications Workshop with Peter Loge

4:30pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – HarvardLessons from Crisis Management, with Edwin Truman and Timothy Geithner


Thursday, 8 April


12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – Harvard The Challenges Ahead in Covering Environmental and Climate Justice

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HavardThe Biden Administration’s First 100 Days: Undoing the Undoing of Environmental Protection Law

1:00pm – 2:00pm (BST) – King’sConversations with Strategy featuring Kevin O’Brien on Digital Intelligence and Cyber Security

4:30pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – HarvardThe Macroeconomic Policy Response to the Pandemic: the What, the How, and the What Next?

6:00pm – 7:00pm (EDT) – Harvard Disinformation’s Consequences


Friday, 9 April


11:00am – 12:00pm (EST) – HarvardRegulating Disinformation and Harmful Content Online: Recommendations to U.S. Policymakers

2:00pm – 3:45pm (EST) – BrookingsWall Street Comes to Washington health care roundtable

4:00pm – 5:00pm (BST) – OxfordCapitalism: what has gone wrong, what needs to change, and how can it be fixed?

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