Webinars of the week – 12 April

Brasília, 11 April 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, 12 April


8:00am – 9:30am (EDT) – Atlantic Council – Comparing the US and EU response to the COVID-19 economic crisis

12:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Columbia – The Russian Private Sector Today: Challenges and Prospects

1:00pm – 2:30pm (EDT) – Atlantic Council – Environmental Leadership: Latin American Perspectives on the Climate Crisis

2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – King’s – Professor Martin Ellison: The Economic Impact of Recession Announcements

3:30pm – 5:00pm (BST) – UCL – Four scenarios for digital transformation: a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

4:40pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – Service, not Subsidies: How Government can help create jobs


Tuesday, 13 April


9:00am – 11:00am (BST) – Financial Times – The First 100 Days: Biden’s early policies and their impact on Asia

9:30am – 11:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic Council – The modern government services company: Innovating solutions to public challenges

4:30pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – The Day after the Pandemic: Public Debt and Economic Recovery in Emerging Market and Low Income Countries


Wednesday, 14 April


11:30am – 1:00pm (BST) – Chatham House – Paths for multi-stakeholder engagement in the fight against cybercrime

2:00pm – 3:30pm (BST) – Oxford – Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship session, Skoll World Forum 2021


Thursday, 15 April


2:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT) – Brookings – Rebuilding American infrastructure for the 21st century

5:00pm – 6:00pm (BST) – UCL – Beyond Decision 2020: In Conversation with Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton


Friday, 16 April


12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Georgetown – Anti-Asian Racism: How Do We Move Forward?

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – Harvard  The Political Economy of Climate Action: Does Democratic Maturity Explain the Environmental Policy Differences within the EU?

2:00pm – 3:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – Where are they now? Securing roles in Tech & Society

2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – Oxford – Migration, Money Transfers and Mobile Money: Evidence from Niger

2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – Oxford – Capitalism: What Has Gone Wrong, What Needs to Change, and How Can It Be Fixed, Anat Admati and Raghuram Rajan  

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