Happiness and Age Conference

Online

David BlanchflowerDartmouth College David Blanchflower (CBE) is Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Leicester, Queen Mary (London), Sussex and Cardiff. He was the Business Person of the Year (Daily Telegraph, 2008). Member Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England (2006-9). He received Princeton University’s Richard A. Lester …

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Inequality Conference

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Wojciech KopczukColumbia University Wojciech Kopczuk is Professor of Economics and of International and Public Affairs. Editor-in-chief, Journal of Public Economics. President of the International Institute of Public Finance, 2021-2024, Vice President 2017-2020, National Tax Association Board of Directors, 2012-2015. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Sloan Research Fellow 2005-2007. Co-organizer of the HELP! (HEaLth and Pandemics) Econ Working …

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Public Policy Lessons Conference

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The pandemic created challenges to public policy. The conference will analyze effectiveness of public policy measures and lessons for designing better public health policies in the post-pandemic era. These involve, designing effective vaccination campaigns; optimizing lockdown policies, designing effective and consistent communication and countering disinformation Judith ChevalierYale University School of Management and NBER Judith Chevalier …

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Working From Home Conference

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Nicholas BloomStanford University and NBER Nicholas Bloom is William D. Eberle Professor of Economics. Ranked second in the world in economics in the last 10 years by RePEc. Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Econometric Society and the recipient of the Sloan Fellowship, the Bernacer Prize (awarded annually to …

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Public Health Conference

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Alan WhitesideWilfrid Laurier University, Balsillie School of International Affairs Alan Whiteside is Chair of Global Health Policy and Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University’s School of International Policy and Governance and at the BSIA and Professor Emeritus at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. OBE. Established (1998) the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division at the University of …

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Gender Inequality Conference

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Stefania AlbanesiUniversity of Pittsburgh (NBER and CEPR) Professor Albanesi’s research interests are in macroeconomics, public economics, and labor economics. Her current research concentrates on understanding the determinants of household borrowing and default behaviour, and on quantifying the impact of changing trends in female participation on aggregate business cycles.