Webinars of the week – 19 April

Brasília, 18 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, 19 April


10:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – Harvard – Empowering Audiences Through Solutions Storytelling: a Communications Workshop with award winning documentary filmmaker Gabre

11:45am – 1:45pm (CT) – Chicago – George Stigler 50 Years Later: Revisiting The Theory of Economic Regulation

1:30pm – 2:30pm (BST) – Institute for Government – How can the civil service develop the right skills?

4:00pm – 5:30pm (BST) – LSE – The Technological Revolution in Financial Services


Tuesday, 20 April


9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – Harvard – UK Government Policy towards social media platforms and lessons for the US

11:45am – 1:45pm (CT) – Chicago – George Stigler 50 Years Later: Revisiting The Theory of Economic Regulation

5:15pm – 6:15pm (BST) – Oxford – Oxford Spring School public lecture: Using Twitter for Social Science Research


Wednesday, 21 April


10:00am – 1:00pm (EDT) – Columbia – Columbia’s Flagship Data Science Day 2021

10:00am – 11:30am (EDT) – Columbia – The Future of State-owned Oil & Gas Companies in Latin America

2:00pm – 6:00pm (CEST) – CEPR – Adam Smith Workshop Spring 2021

3:30pm – 4:30pm (BST) – Institute for Government – Public services after the pandemic: how to scale up successful changes

4:30pm – 5:54pm (PDT) – Stanford – When Beijing Goes to Washington: Autocratic Lobbying Influence in Democracies

4:30pm – 5:45pm (EDT) – Harvard – Harvard Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy: Kelsey Jack, University of California, Santa Barbara


Thursday, 22 April


9:15am – 6:00pm (EDT) – MIT – Social Media Summit

10:00am – 11:15am (BRT) – Georgetown – Advancing Women’s Leadership in Politics and Peacebuilding

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Harvard – Power to the Public: The Promise of Public Interest Technology

2:00pm – 6:00pm (CEST) – CEPR – Adam Smith Workshop Spring 2021

4:00pm – 5:30pm (BST) – Canning House – Covid-19 in Latin America: April 2021 Update


Friday, 23 April


2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – Oxford – Capitalism: what has gone wrong, what needs to change, and how can it be fixed?

2:00pm – 6:00pm (CEST) – CEPR – Adam Smith Workshop Spring 2021

9:00pm – 10:00pm (EDT) – Harvard – China Social and Economic Symposium | Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment Forum

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