The Department of Economics at City, University of London is holding an online panel discussion on the economic and social fallout from the Ukraine war for Europe and the wider world.
Topics to be covered include (i) refugee flows into other European countries, (ii) energy costs, (iii) financial systems and (iv) global food security. Each speaker will have 10 minutes to highlight the impacts they consider most important, followed by a Q&A session.
Speakers from the Department of Economics at City, University of London:
- Dr Alice Mesnard, on refugees in Europe
- Dr Dagmara Celik Katreniak, on food security
- Dr Orkun Saka, on financial systems
- Dr Xeni Dassiou, on energy costs
- Professor Saqib Jafarey, moderator
Invited guest speakers:
- Professor Konstantin Sonin, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Dr Alexander Rodnyansky, Department of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK
Short Bios of Invited Speakers:
Professor Konstantin Sonin
Professor Konstantin Sonin is John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. His research interests include political economics, development, and economic theory. His papers have been published in leading academic journals in economics and political science. He is also affiliated with Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics as a visiting professor and advisor.
Dr Alexander Rodnyansky
Dr Alexander Rodnyansky is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge. His research fields cover macroeconomics, finance and political economy. Apart from his academic role, Dr Rodyansky has also played an important advisory role in Ukraine. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of the State Saving Bank of Ukraine and during 2019 and 2020 he served as Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine.
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