ESA (ACT) Webinar: 'New Global COVID-19 scenarios' with Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO - ONLINE ONLY
From: Thursday July 30, 2020, 5:30 pm
To: Thursday July 30, 2020, 6:30 pm
ESA (ACT) Webinar event
'New Global COVID-19 scenarios' with Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO
The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused significant global economic and social disruption. In the Crawford School of Public Policy Working Paper, McKibbin and Fernando (2020) used recent epidemiological and economic data on the COVID-19 pandemic to explore six plausible scenarios of the future economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join us to hear one of Australia's foremost economists, ANU Professor Warwick J. McKibbin AO, discuss his current world leading research of global macroeconomic scenarios of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: Thursday 30 July, 2020
Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm AEST
Location: ZOOM - the zoom link will be sent to you on registration
Cost: Free - Members and Non-Members are welcome
Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO, FASSA is the Vice Chancellor’s Chair in Public Policy and is Director of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU) . He is also Director of Policy Engagement and ANU Node Leader of the Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR). Professor McKibbin is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences; a Distinguished Public Policy Fellow of the Economic Society of Australia; a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia and Pacific Policy Society; and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C (where he is co-Director of the Climate and Energy Economics Project). He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2016 “For Distinguished Service to Education as an Economist, Particularly in the Area of Global Climate Policy, and to Financial Institutions and International Organizations” and the Centenary medal in 2003 “For Service to Australian Society through Economic Policy and Tertiary Education”.
Professor McKibbin is internationally renowned for his contributions to global economic modeling and the theory of monetary policy and economic modeling of pandemics. He has published more than 240 peer reviewed academic papers and 5 books as well as being a regular commentator in the popular press. He served on the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia from 2001 to 2011 and worked at the Reserve Bank from 1975 to 1991. He regularly advises international institutions, Central Banks, governments and corporations across a range of developed and emerging economies.