The economic implications of COVID-19

A webinar series from the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance

The Princeton BCF COVID-19 webinar series is on summer break. We will return with more webinars this September when classes commence, including events with Esther Duflo, MIT Professor and 2019 recipient of the Nobel Prize, Janice Eberly, Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Jean Tirole, Professor at the Tolouse School of Economics and 2014 recipient of the Nobel Prize, and Chris Sims, Professor at Princeton University and a 2011 recipient of the Nobel Prize. In the meantime, you can also watch video from all 34 past webinars on our YouTube Channel.

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Esther Duflo
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Esther Duflo is a Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT, and a 2019 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Janice Eberly
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Janice Eberly is a Professor of Finance at Northwestern University and former Chief Economist at the US Treasury

Christopher Sims
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Christoper Sims is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University and a 2011 recipient of the Nobel Prize.

Jean Tirole
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Jean Tirole is honorary chairman of the Foundation JJ Laffont-Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), scientific director of TSE-Partnership, and a 2014 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Past webinars with video links

Eric Schmidt: A Q&A on digital innovation, privacy, and cybersecurity
Monday, July 27, 12:00 PM ET
Eric Schmidt is the former chairman and CEO of Google and co-founder of Schmidt Futures.

Raghuram Rajan on a emerging markets (especially India) and the coronavirus
Friday, July 24, 2020 12:30 PM ET
Raghuram Rajan is Professor of Finance at the Chicago Booth and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and former Chief Economist at the IMF.

Richard Zeckhauser on climate policy: moving beyond ostriches and pollyannas
Friday, July 17, 2020 12:30 PM ET
Richard Zeckhauser is a Professor of Political Economy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Arminio Fraga on Brazil’s perfect storm
Monday, July 13, 2020 12:30 PM ET
Arminio Fraga is a member of the Group of Thirty and the former president of the Central Bank of Brazil.

Robert J. Shiller on narrative economics and COVID-19
Friday, July 10, 12:30 PM ET
Robert J. Shiller is a Professor of Economics at Yale University and a 2013 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Michael Spence on tracking the global pandemic recovery
Monday, July 6, 12:30 PM ET
Michael Spence is a Professor of Economics at NYU’s Stern School of Business and a 2001 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Arvind Krishnamurthy on corporate debt overhang and COVID credit policy
Monday, June 29, 12:30 PM ET
Krishnamurthy is a Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Erik Hurst on The U.S. labor market during the beginning of the pandemic recession
Friday, June 26, 12:30 PM ET
Erik Hurst is a Professor of Economics at the Chicago Booth School of Business

Philip Lane on understanding ECB’s Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program
Monday, June 22, 12:30 PM ET
Philip Lane is the Chief Economist of the European Central Bank (ECB), a member of the ECB Executive Board, and a former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland.

 Veronica Guerrieri on COVID-19: Can Supply Shocks Cause Demand Shortages?
Friday, June 19, 12:30 PM ET
Veronica Guerrieri is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago.

Raj Chetty on the economic impacts of COVID-19: Real-time evidence from private sector data
Wednesday, June 17, 12:30 PM ET
Raj Chetty is a Professor of Public Economics at Harvard University.

Kenneth Rogoff on global sovereign debt and the dollar post-COVID
Friday, June 12, 12:30 PM ET
Kenneth Rogoff is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Harvard University and a former Chief Economist of the IMF.

Lisa Cook on the economic and social implications of racial disparities
Monday, June 8, 12:30 PM ET
Lisa Cook is a Professor of Economics and International Relations at Michigan State University

Darrell Duffie on The Covid Crisis Was a Wake-Up Call: Redesigning the U.S. Treasury Market
Friday, June 5, 12:30 PM ET
Darrell Duffie is a Professor of Finance at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Bill Dudley on The Fed’s Longer Term Challenges: After the Pandemic
Monday, June 1, 12:30 PM ET
Bill Dudley is a Senior Research Scholar at Princeton University’s Griswold Center for Economics Policy Studies and former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Gita Gopinath on the great lockdown through the global lens of the IMF
Friday, May 29, 12:30 PM ET
Gita Gopinath is the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund and a Professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University.

Larry Summers on COVID-19 and the global economy
Friday, May 22, 11:00 AM ET
Larry Summers is a Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, a former U.S. Treasury Secretary, President Emeritus of Harvard University, and former Chief Economist at the World Bank.

John Cochrane on COVID 19 and re-opening the economy
Monday, May 18, 12:30 PM ET
John Cochrane is Professor of Finance at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and author of The Grumpy Economist blog.

Paul Krugman on the audacity of slope: How fast a recovery?
Friday, May 15, 12:30 PM ET
Paul Krugman is Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, the Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, a columnist at the New York Times, and a 2008 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Jeremy Stein on an Evaluation of the Fed-Treasury Credit Programs
Monday, May 11, 12:30 PM ET
Jeremy Stein is a Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve.

Daron Acemoglu on the benefits of targeted policies
Friday, May 8, 12:30 PM ET
Daron Acemoglu is a Professor of Economics at MIT.

Dani Rodrik on Future of globalization after the COVID crisis
Monday, May 4, 12:30 PM ET
Dani Rodrik is a Professor of International Political Economy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer on Encouraging the development and manufacturing of vaccines and diagnostics
Friday, May 1, 12:30 PM ET
Michael Kremer is a Professor of Developing Studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University and a 2019 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Joseph Stiglitz on the U.S. response to COVID-19
Monday, April 27, 12:30 PM ET
Joseph Stiglitz is a Professor at Columbia University and a 2001 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Harold James on COVID-19, debt monetization, and lessons from war financing
Friday, April 24, 12:30 PM ET
Harold James is a Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Hyun Song Shin on capital flows to emerging market economies and “Original Sin Redux”
Monday, April 20, 12:30 PM ET
Hyun Song Shin is the Economic Adviser and the Head of Research for the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland.

Pinelopi Goldberg

Pinelopi Goldberg on international trade and supply chains after COVID-19
Friday, April 17, 12:30 PM ET
Pinelopi Goldberg is a Professor of Economics at Yale University and a former Chief Economist at the World Bank.

Angus Deaton on what COVID-19 means for inequality and “Deaths of Despair”
Angus Deaton is a Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School and the Economics Department at Princeton University and a 2015 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Tyler Cowen on the future social and political implications of COVID-19
Tyler Cowen is a Professor of Economics at George Mason University and a co-author of the Marginal Revolution blog on economics and economic policy.

Olivier Blanchard

Olivier Blanchard on what it will take to save the economy from COVID-19
Olivier Blanchard is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute in Washington, D.C. and a former Chief Economist at the IMF.

Paul Romer on how to re-start the economy after COVID-19
Paul Romer is a Professor of Economics at New York University, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, and a former Chief Economist at the IMF.

Ramanan Laxminarayan

Ramanan Laxminarayan on integrating economics and epidemiology to fight COVID-19
Ramanan Laxminarayan is a Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at the Princeton Environmental Institute and Founder and Director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in Washington, D.C. and New Dehli.

Nellie Liang on evaluating U.S. financial stabilization measures for COVID-19
Nellie Liang is a Senior Fellow with the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings and a former director of the Division of Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve.

Torsten Slok

Torsten Slok on COVID-19 and global financial markets
Torsten Slok is the Chief Economist at Deutsche Bank.