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To Lock or not to Lock? An Evaluation of Sweden Non-intervention policy during COVID-19

23 June 2020
The Italian Society of Economists (SIE) invites to a webinar with Eleni Lioliou (Queen Mary University of London School of Business and Management) and Giovanni Cerulli (IRCrES-CNR - Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth) on Thursday, June 25 at 5 PM CEST.

How did we end up here?Governance lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic

16 June 2020
You are invited to a CEPR / LSE IGA / SPP webinar, co-organised with SITE at Stockholm School of Economics, hosting a panel discussion with Karolina Ekholm, Jeremy Farrar, Bengt Holmström, Devi Sridhar and Erik Berglöf.

Swedish export during the Covid crisis

02 June 2020
Exports are important for the Swedish economy. Measures to counteract the spread of the corona virus in the form of closed borders and strict restrictions have slowed global trade. What are the consequences of the corona pandemic for international trade and the global supply chains? How seriously are Swedish exports affected? And how do companies handle the challenge?

Op-ed in Svenska Dagbladet: Sweden needs more tests

01 June 2020
In an op-ed in Svenska Dagbladet, Herman Holm (psychiatry) and network member Daniel Spiro (economics) outline society’s broad needs for testing. They mention four aspects of the crisis that can be alleviated by extensive testing: medical, mental health, economic, and information-based decision-making. Taking these aspects into account the conclusion is that Sweden’s current ambition of 100 000 tests per week needs to be increased manifold.

Basic reproduction numbers, effective reproduction numbers and herd immunity

27 May 2020
Professor of mathematical statistics and SSE-CERN member Tom Britton gives a Zoom webinar this afternoon explaining why the disease-induced herd immunity level is smaller than the classical herd immunity level.

Addressing the Covid-19 Pandemic in Eastern Europe

19 May 2020
The FREE Network is delighted to invite you to a webinar to share insights and knowledge about how countries around the Baltic Sea, in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus have fared in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Call For Papers – Special Issue on Pandemic Politics

19 May 2020
Perspectives on Politics invites political scientists, irrespective of subfield, to submit papers related to issues raised by the coronavirus crisis for potential inclusion in a special issue on “Pandemic Politics.”

The State of the Union conference: “Europe: Managing the COVID-19 Crisis”

06 May 2020
The State of the Union Secretariat live-streams this year's special online edition of the conference: “Europe: Managing the COVID-19 Crisis”, this coming Friday on 8 May.

Journal of Public Economics Call for Papers: The Public Economics of COVID-19

25 April 2020
The Journal of Public Economics is excited to announce a new fast-track procedure to help researchers publish their articles on COVID-19 related subjects that fall under the broad definition of public economics.

IZA grants for corona-related projects

23 April 2020
IZA invites proposals for original research projects (each funded with up to EUR 125,000) that strengthen the collaboration between IZA's global network and local teams. Deadline: May 31, 2020.
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