RES COVID-19 hub

This hub brings together the Society’s own activity on COVID-19 with links to the work of other leading organisations. If you have suggestions for other links, please contact media@res.org.uk.

RES Policy Webinar Series

The Royal Economic Society has launched a series of webinars focusing on the economic issues and policy solutions to the COVID-19 crisis.

Forthcoming webinars

Webinar Speakers Date Details
The longer run health and healthcare implications of COVID-19

Chair: Martin Gaynor

Speakers: James Banks. Carol Propper

28 May 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time RES members can register here to attend via Zoom. RES members and non-members can also view a live stream on our YouTube channel
Competition Policy and the Covid-19 Crisis

Chair: Amelia Fletcher

Speakers: Jacques Crémer, Massimo Motta, Fiona Scott Morton, John Vickers

4 June 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time RES members can register here to attend via Zoom. RES members and non-members can also view a live stream on our YouTube channel

Further webinars are being finalised for June and July. To receive updates, please complete the form at the bottom of the page. 

Previous webinars

Following past pandemics into the long run, 21 May 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time

Chair: Mary Morgan. Speakers: Jane Humphries , Mark Bailey, Romola Davenport, Erica Charters. 

Full webinar

 

 

Finance for a strong and sustainable recovery (3 of 3), 15 May 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time

Chair: Nick Stern. Speakers: Tim Besley, Stephen Jones, Nick Robins, Ian Simm, Rhian-Mari Thomas.  

Finance for a strong and sustainable recovery (3 of 3)

 

 

Policy for a strong and sustainable recovery (2 of 3), 14 May 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time

Chair: Nick Stern. Speakers: Tera Allas, Diane Coyle, Stephen Machin, Rain Newton-Smith, Adair Turner,  Andres Velasco.

Full webinar

 

 

Strategy and Investment for a strong and sustainable recovery (1 of 3), 11 May 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time

Chair: Nick Stern. Speakers: Andy Haldane, Sarah Breeden, John Llewellyn, Gus O'Donnell, Dimitri Zenghelis. RES members can register here to attend via Zoom. RES members and non-members can also view a live stream on our YouTube channel

Education and Lockdown: Skills, Transitions and Inequalities, 7 May 2020, 1.00pm British Summer Time

Chair: Carol Propper. Speakers: Anna Vignoles, Simon Burgess. RES members can register here to attend via Zoom. RES members and non-members can also view a live stream on our YouTube channel

Full webinar

 

 

Inequalities and the COVID-19 crisis, 30 April 2020

Chair: Rachel Griffith. Speakers: Angus Deaton, Richard Blundell.

Developing Nations and COVID 19, 23 April 2020

Chair: Tim Besley. Speakers: Kaushik Basu, Dani Rodrik, Haroon Bhorat, Luis-Felipe Lopez-Calva, Ashwini Deshpande, Albert Zeufack.

Full webinar
 
 

Economic approaches for analysing the short, medium term and long run impact of the COVID-19 crisis, 9 April 2020

Chair: Tim Besley. Speakers: Daron Acemoglu, Jean Tirole

 

RES Resources

 

05 May 2020

Income Shocks and HIV in Africa

EJ Resources

20 Apr 2020

Letter from America — In a time of plague

Newsletter correspondence

01 Jul 2019

EFFECTIVE PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSE BOOSTS TRUST AND STATE LEGITIMACY: evidence from the 2014 Ebola epidemic

Media briefings

External resources

 

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