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CIREQ Conference : Policy Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic


  • Leonardo Baccini (Department of Political Science, McGill University)
  • Nicole Basta (Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University)
  • Catherine Haeck (Département des sciences économiques, UQAM)
  • Joshua Lewis (Département de sciences économiques, Université de Montréal)
  • Erin Strumpf (Department of Economics & Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University)

This conference provides a platform to discuss policy perspectives on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Specific topics include the effects of the pandemic on children and families, and policy issues related to vaccine distribution and trade. The program brings together academic researchers and practitioners from various disciplines including economics, public health, epidemiology, and political science. 



Registration is free but required and will remain open until noon, June 5, 2021.
To register, please complete the registration form.



The conference program is available here.  


Stefania Albanesi (Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh)

Marcella Alsan (Public Policy, Harvard University)

Alison Andrew (University College London)

Ana Bento (Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Indiana University Bloomington)

Emily Blanchard (Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth University)

Chad Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Sena Coskun (Department of Economics, University of Mannheim)

Kristof De Witte (Faculty of Economics and Business, KU Leuven)

Matthias Doepke (Department of Economics, Northwestern University)

Per Engzell (Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science & Nuffield College, University of Oxford)

Bernard Hoekman (Global Economics, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute)

Peter Loewen (Department of Political Science, University of Toronto)

Jennifer Nuzzo (Center for Health Security, Johns Hopkins)

Philip Oreopoulos (Department of Economics, University of Toronto)

Nadia Rocha (World Bank)

Sara Wallace Goodman (Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine)

Clare Wenham (Department of Health Policy, London School of Economics)

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