RES 2022 Annual Conference: A special session by the IEA


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The RES 2022 Annual Conference will be holding a special session by the International Economic Association on Tuesday 12 April, 15:00-16:30pm.

This session will cover various paper presentations on the theme of COVID and the economy, chaired by Professor Marta Reynal-Querol from Barcelona School of Economics and ICREA-UPF.

The research papers will be presented by a number of speakers and discussants, covering a range of topics about COVID and its economic implications. Here is some more information about the speakers and topics.

Saving lives and the economy: the role of fiscal policy in the Covid-19 recession

Laura Carvalho, University of Sao Paulo (with Rodrigo Toneto and Matias Cardomingo)

Stay at home if you can: COVID-19 stay-at-home guidelines and local crime

Carlos Díaz, Universidad Católica del Uruguay (with Sebastián Fossati and Nicolás Trajtenberg)

The economic impacts of COVID-19 on household mental health: Panel evidence from Pakistan

Fatima Jamal Khan, University of New South Wales (with Victoria Baranov, Pauline Grosjean, and Sarah Walker)

Evidence from the Bogota “Pico y Genero” Lockdown

Ana Tribín, UNDP (with Brian Knight, and Mercedes Ponce de León)

Discussant: Sebastián F. Galiani (University of Maryland) and Maria del Pilar López Uribe (Universidad de los Andes Colombia)

To join this session and other amazing sessions at the RES 2022 Annual Conference, make sure to book your place. For more information and registrations, click here.

View the full programme here.