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The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute for Fiscal Studies (NIFS) and School of Economics and Management (SEM) at Tsinghua University, will host a virtual seminar series to inspire research and discussion on public policy issues relating to China. Focusing on a wide range of topics in public economics, the seminar will be a premier forum for frontier economic research and dialogue on Chinese economic issues.

This seminar featured Austan Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth.

All times listed below are Central Standard Time.


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline
Austan Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business