Oportunidade: Free webinar: 72nd Economic Policy Panel

72nd Economic Policy Panel

The October 2020 Economic Policy Panel Meeting, due to take place in Berlin, will instead be held online. One big theme for the conference is the economics of climate change – but there are also new studies of the sustainability of public debt, house prices, gun laws and European banks’ provisioning against non-performing loans.

Fiscal standards for Europe
Olivier Blanchard, Alvaro Leandro, Jeromin Zettelmeyer

Exporting pollution
Itzhak Ben-David, Yeejin Jang, Stefanie Kleimeier, Michael Viehs

Rising UK house prices
David Miles, Victoria Monro

The policy panel on “Fiscal Standards for Europe” will kick off at 5pm CET on Oct. 22. Live stream will be available on this page and you can register here:


Rodrigo Schneider, Skidmore & EPRG, will present the paper: Law, Guns and Money in Brazil on Thursday


About Mauricio Bugarin

Mauricio Soares Bugarin is full professor at the Economics Department of the University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997 and is currently Leader of the Economics and Politics Research Group (CNPq-UnB). From 2006 to 2011 he was full professor of Economics at Insper Institute, São Paulo, Brazil, where he served as the director of undergraduate studies in Economics and created the joint degree program in Economics and Business Administration. Prof. Bugarin is a research fellow of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq) and served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Latin American Chapter of the Econometric Society from 2007 to 2011. He has produced numerous research articles published in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Mathematical Economics, Oxford Academic Papers, Public Choice, and Social Choice and Welfare; a book on the control of public expenditure in Brazil published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; several academic book chapters; and has received several academic prizes including Brazilian National Treasure Secretariat Prizes (Public Finance), a National Health Economics Prize, and the Haralambos Simeonides Prize for the best article in Economics published in a year by a Brazilian author. Prof. Bugarin’s main interests include public economics, public finance and the relationship between economics and politics. He regularly teaches PhD courses in game theory and mechanism design, the economics of incentives and information and positive political economics.
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