july, 2021

20jul4:25 pm10:30 pmVirtual EventWorkshop on the Economic Response to COVID-19

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COVID-19 has changed the economic landscape, but how has the pandemic affected the economy and did government interventions matter?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the economic landscape around the world. At this workshop, researchers from across Europe will present findings on how the pandemic has affected the economy and the impact of government interventions to mitigate the economic damage.

Attending the conference is free of charge and open to all.

To attend the virtual workshop, please register through Eventbrite which will provide access to the workshop’s Zoom link.

Workshop schedule

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the economic landscape around the world. At this workshop, researchers and policymakers from across Europe will present findings on how the pandemic has affected the economy and the impact of government interventions to mitigate the economic damage. Attending the conference is free of charge and open to all.

Organisers: Christoph Görtz and Danny McGowan

Date: July 20, 2021

Venue: online. Registration and Zoom links are available here.

9.30 Welcome address:

Prof. Richard Black (Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences)

9.35 The Effect of the UK furlough and mortgage holiday policies on household finances

Dr. Danny McGowan (University of Birmingham) with Christoph Görtz and Mallory Yeromonahos

10.10 Quantifying UK SMEs’ pandemic risk and credit risk exposures in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis

Prof. Meryem Duygun (University of Nottingham) with Enrico Onali

10.45 Business creation during the COVID-19 lockdown

Dr. Anthony Savagar (University of Kent) with Alfred Duncan and Miguel León-Ledesma

11.20 Break

11.35 Demand or supply? Price adjustment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Peter Zorn (LMU Munich) with Almut Balleer, Sebastian Link and Manuel Menkhoff

12.10 Health Expenditures and the Effectiveness of Covid-19 Prevention in International Comparison

Prof. Hans-Jörg Schmerer (University of Hagen) with Jaqueline Hansen and Antonia Reinecke

12.45 Panel Discussion: Looking back and thinking ahead

Prof. Aditya Goenka (University of Birmingham, UK Government, ICJU)

Dr. Hande Küçük (Deputy Director NIESR)

Moderator: Dr. Christoph Görtz (University of Birmingham)

13.30 Closing remarks

Dr. Christoph Görtz

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