Economic policy to support the economy both during the Covid-19 pandemic and in the recovery phase
On Friday 12th June, Professor Sherman Robinson will be talking about how the economy can be supported during the current pandemic, and during the following recovery period. Join him on Zoom for some inspiring insights, followed by your chance to ask questions. The event will be chaired by Philip Daniel, County Councillor for Ringmer and Lewes Bridge, and fellow economist.
Sherman is an economist with research interests in international trade, macroeconomic policy, income distribution, poverty, and policy-oriented general equilibrium modelling. His work on international trade has focused on the impact of global and regional trade agreements. He is Research Fellow (emeritus) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Sussex. He joined the Economics Department at Sussex in 2004 and then accepted a joint appointment with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex in 2005. He worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) from 1993 to 2004 as Director of the Trade and Macroeconomics Division (1993 – 2003) and Institute Fellow (2003 – 2004), and he rejoined IFPRI as a Senior Research Fellow in 2011. He joined PIIE in 2017.
This event does not have an entrance fee, but if you are able to make a small donation of £3-£5 to cover costs, that would be much appreciated.