Economics of Covid-19 - Online Lecture Series by New Economic School Georgia
New Economic School Georgia launches the Online Lecture Series – The Economics of COVID-19.
Within the framework of the project will be invited well-experienced representatives from the major epicenters of countries, that had already witnessed the consequences of the COVID-19. Especially at the current time, sharing information about these new phenomena could be considered vital importance, accordingly invited speakers will address this issue in detail. In this respect, they will provide significant instructions about the pandemic and its impact on the economical outcomes.
- 7 April - Carlo Lottieri - Italy (19:00 Georgian Time)
- 10 April - Matt Matt B. Kibbe - USA (19:00 Georgian Time)
- 14 April - Rainer Heufers - Singapore & Indonesia (16:00 Georgian Time)
- 7 April - Wolfgang Müller - Germany (19:00 Georgian Time)
- 21 April - Johan Norberg - Sweden (19:00 Georgian Time)
- 28 April - Andrew Work - Hong Kong (16:00 Georgian Time)
- 1 May - Allen Jeon - South Korea (16:00 Georgian Time)
All live at https://www.facebook.com/nesgeorgia/?ref=bookmarks
More info is here:
Italy - Carlo Lottieri is a philosopher of law teaching at the University of Verona (Italy). He studied in Genoa, Geneva, and Paris, where he obtained a Ph.D. under the direction of Raymond Boudon. In 2003 he created – with Alberto Mingardi and Carlo Stagnaro – the Istituto Bruno Leoni, an Italian libertarian think-tank.
His last books are: Un’idea elvetica di libertà. Nella crisi dell’Europa (La Scuola, 2017, in Italian); Believing in Government? (Rubbettino, 2011; in Italian); Every New Right Is A Freedom Lost (Monolateral, 2016; in English); An Helvetic Idea of Freedom (La Scuola, 2017; in Italian); Beni comuni, diritti individuali e ordine evolutivo (IBL Libri, 2020; in Italian).
His main interests are in Modern State, Federal Theory, Property Rights, Law and Economics, Evolutionary Law, Common Goods, Secession Right, and Institutional Competition.
USA - Matt Kibbe is the President and Chief Community Organizer at Free the People, an educational organization turning the next generation on to the values of liberty. We reach the “liberty curious” through social media, video, and storytelling. Kibbe is also an Executive Producer at BlazeTV, where he produces the Kibbe on Liberty podcast as well as The Deadly Isms, a documentary series about the dangers of all flavors of authoritarianism.
He is the Co-Founder and Partner at Fight the Power Productions, a strategic communications firm focused on video production, social media branding, and compelling storytelling.
Singapore & Indonesia - Rainer Heufers is the Executive Director of the Center for Indonesian Policy Studies in Jakarta, Indonesia. Being strictly non-partisan and not-for-profit, CIPS suggests policies that are based on the belief that only civil, political, and economic freedom allows Indonesia to prosper. He is also the founder and Managing Director of Siap Solutions Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based training and consulting firm that provides strategic counseling, a public policy consulting, leadership training, organizational development, and other services. Finally, Mr. Heufers is a Senior Fellow of the Atlas Network, whose 500 partner think tanks share his belief in individual freedom.
Germany - Wolfgang Müller is executive director of the Institute for Free Enterprise (IUF), a privately funded German free-market think tank, and general secretary of the European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE), Germany’s major environmentalist "skeptic" group.
Prior to joining the private think tanks, he worked for the classic liberal Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Germany, and abroad as project director in Southern Africa and country representative in Zimbabwe. From 1996 to 1998, he undertook an empirical study in India on the impact of deregulation on Indian SMEs.
Sweden - Johan Norberg is an author, lecturer and documentary filmmaker, born in 1973. A native of Sweden, he lectures about entrepreneurship, global trends, and globalization around the world. He is a frequent commentator in Swedish and international media and has a regular column in Sweden’s biggest daily, Metro.
The 15 books he has written and the 3 books he has edited cover a broad range of topics, including global economics, intellectual history and the science of happiness.
In 2001, Johan Norberg published the international bestseller In Defense of Global Capitalism, credited with changing the globalization debate at a time when the anti-globalization, anti-free trade protests were at their strongest. The book has been translated to 25 languages, including Chinese, Russian, Turkish and Arabic, and published worldwide.
In Financial Times, Samuel Brittan wrote: ”Giving clear and verifiable sources, Norberg nails one by one the fallacies and selective statistics that are used by the anti-capitalist protesters.”
More recently Norberg has written about the financial crisis in Financial Fiasco, which The Spectator named one of the “Best Books of 2009”, and Financial Times called ”good descriptive history and welcome addition to the literature”.
Hong Kong - Andrew Work is the new Executive Director of the Self Storage Association Asia, a group he helped found in 2014. He was until recently the former Managing Director, Head of Media, Asia and Europe at NexChange, the innovation ecosystem-as-a-service and co-creator of the Fintech O2O, Healthtech O2O, and Block O2O brands and events. Mr. Work has extensive executive experience in building successful media, content, community, ecosystem and events brands from ground zero to become globally recognized properties. He has held executive positions as the Editor-in-Chief of Harbour Times and High Tide, CEO of New Work Media, Executive Director of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and more. Mr. Work founded the Hong Kong economic policy think tank, The Lion Rock Institute and remains an active board member. He has worked for The Economist, Penton Media and Parliament Hill with a senior Cabinet Minister in Ottawa. He is the Consulting Editor to Sphere, the in-house publication of the CK Hutchison Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science from McGill University and an MBA from the University of Victoria.
South Korea - Allen Jeon is a libertarian thinker, writer, and activist as well as he was a young politician, born in 1992. He majored in politics and diplomacy at Chungbuk National University and his main concern is economics. when he was doing political activities in a real political party. he was a statist. but after read “For a New Liberty” which written by Murray N. Rothbard he becomes a libertarian. then He founded Students for liberty Korea in 2015, and retired in 2019. In addition, he also founded Mises Institute Korea in 2020 jan and is engaged in various activities, including video, writing and publishing, to promote libertarianism and Austrian Economics theories in Korea.
The lectures will be delivered online through the Zoom app. The first 100 registered participants will be allowed to join and ask questions to our guests.
The registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5GgSfklNTqWv-G_gysOs5g
The Lectures will be available on Facebook Live.