Tag Archives: COVID-19

The benefits of accelerated vaccine development ‘are bigger than we can wrap our minds around’

Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Christopher Snyder, Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, to discuss how an advanced market commitment could help speed the development of a vaccine for COVID-19.

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The gender implications of COVID-19

What is the impact of COVID-19 on women’s participation in the workforce? Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Matthias Doepke, Professor of Economics at Northwestern, to discuss how the pandemic is affecting family economics. While previous […]

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The reaction to the Coronavirus crisis will have more consequences and touch more lives than the trigger

How much of an impact is COVID-19 going to have on the world? Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Moisés Naím, an internationally-syndicated columnist and best-selling author, including The End of Power, as well as Venezuela’s […]

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The need for accurate economic data is on a par with having accurate medical data during the pandemic

How can we quickly and accurately measure the macroeconomic shock brought about by COVID-19? Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Paolo Surico, Professor of Economics at London Business School, to discuss the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Economists are reliant on household consumption data to provide insights related to the impact of […]

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Hunger could kill more people than COVID-19

Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Oriana Bandiera, Italian economist and academic and Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, specialising in development economics, to discuss how her research in Bangladesh relating to the Ebola outbreak might have lessons for other developing economies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for us to decide what sort of world we want to build

Kamalini Ramdas, Professor of Management Science and Operations; Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship was joined in conversation with Professor Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader and ”the world’s banker to the poor”, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 and founder of the Grameen Bank.

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Economic information theory can help policymakers prioritise testing and understand the costs of taking the wrong action during the COVID-19 pandemic

Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Andrea Galeotti, Professor of Economics at London Business School, and co-author, with Paolo Surico, of “The economics of a pandemic: the case of COVID-19”, to discuss the optimal testing strategy for countries across the world.

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This could be the biggest emerging market crisis ever

How will international finance debt obligations impact emerging and frontier economies during the Coronavirus pandemic? Elias Papaioannou was joined in conversation with Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

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