COVID-19 Policy Responses and Implications for Our Economic Future
A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz

December 18, 2020 (4-5pm CET) 
Online: Zoom

Beyond the extraordinary health consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, the pandemic has exposed the global community’s collective incapacity to confront social and economic shocks of such a large magnitude. Renowned economics professor and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz assesses the economic responses of governments and institutions globally - their successes and failures. In this conversation Stiglitz discussed the way forward and responded to questions posed by two moderators representing both the European and North American perspectives. He also examined what, if any, lessons we should learn from the COVID-19 crisis to inform approaches to the mounting challenges associated with global warming.

This event was sponsored by Georgetown University Global Economic Challenges (GEC) NetworkUniversité Libre de Bruxelles (Solvay), and the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

GEC Network Members:

Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Solvay Brussels School Economics and Management, Brussels
Institute of Fiscal Studies, London
Department of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris
Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
Banco de España, DG Economics, Statistics and Research, Madrid
Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), Madrid
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Rome
Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research, Athens

Online Workshop on “Mean Field Games in Economics”

September 7-8, 2020

EEIF and LUISS University had jointly organized an online workshop on “Mean Field Games in Economics”, that was held on September 7-8, 2020. The workshop was interdisciplinary in nature, with the aim of bringing together mathematicians and economists working on Mean Field Games either from a theoretical or an applied point of view. The members of the organizing committee were: Alessandro Calvia (LUISS), Fausto Gozzi (LUISS), Francesco Lippi (LUISS, EIEF) and Giovanni Zanco (IST Austria).
The workshop featured talks given by: Fernando Alvarez (The University of Chicago), Galo Nuño Barrau (Banco de España), Pierre Cardaliaguet (Université Paris-Dauphine), Benjamin Moll (London School of Economics), Alessio Porretta (Università di Roma Tor Vergata) and Panagiotis E. Souganidis (The University of Chicago).

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