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 2020-2021 IGIER Policy Seminars

UPCOMING*:

 

  • February, 8th, 2021 - 6pm 

  • "Africa's Turn? Socioeconomic Trends in the Continent"

    Speakers:
    Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton
    Nick Huges, Founder of M-Pesa

    Introduction: Elias Papaioannou, LBS

    Moderator: Eliana La Ferrara, IGIER Bocconi

    >>This event is organized with the Wheeler Institute at LBS<<

 

  • April 8th, 2021 - 5:30 pm 

    "Demographic Trends and the Global Economy"

    Speakers:
    Charles Goodhart (LSE) and Manoj Pradhan (Talking Heads Macro), will present their book "The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival"

    Discussant: Ronald Lee, Berkeley

    Moderator: Francesco Billari, Bocconi
 
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PAST EVENTS:
 
  • October 30th, 4 pm to 5:30 pm
"School Reform: Lessons from US and UK Experiences" 

Speakers:
Joshua Angrist, MIT
Stephen Machin, LSE
 
Moderator: Andrea Ichino, EUI
 
 
 
  • November 13th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
"Climate Change and Economic Policy"

Speakers:
Solomon Hsiang, Berkeley University
Christian Gollier, Toulouse University
Tom van Ierland, Head of unit DG Climate Action, EC
 
Moderator: Valentina Bosetti, IGIER Bocconi
 
 
 
  • November 25th, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
"Inequality and Taxation: A presentation of "Capital and Ideology" "

Speaker: Thomas Piketty, PSE
 
 
  • January, 11th, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 7:00pm

    "Low Interest Rates: Here to Stay?"

    Speakers:
    Olivier Blanchard, 
    Peterson Institute for International Economics
    John Cochrane, Stanford University and Hoover Institution

    Moderator: 
    Alberto Martin, CREi and ECB

    >Click here to watch the video of the seminar<

 *All events will take place in Zoom, the link to the webinar room will be provided in due time.



Last updated January 21, 2021