Researchers Meeting on Global Risks

The Tohoku Forum for Creativity is hosting an online meeting to introduce research currently being conducted on the topic of global risks. These include financial risks associated with climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.

There will be three main lectures and a discussion session, with an opportunity for participants to ask questions, exchange information and opinions on the issues. Anyone interested in the topic - especially current and prospective graduate students, as well as researchers - is welcome to attend.

Speakers:

? Nazmus Sadat Khan (Economist at World Bank, Bangladesh)
Topic: Managing fiscal risks associated with climate change in Bangladesh

? Lamia Bazzaoui (Ph.D. Candidate, Tohoku University)
Topic: Cyclical reaction of fiscal policy and its relationship with the current account balance

? Willem Thorbecke (Senior Fellow at RIETI; FFJ Fellow at EHESS, France)
Topic: The exposure of French and South Korean firms to exchange rates and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date: May 28, 2021
Time: 4:15 - 6 p.m. (JST)
Venue: Online (Zoom) from TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity

Registration form: https://forms.gle/KoRU9T8fXSeGAAmGA
Deadline: May 27, 2021 (4 p.m. JST)
Capacity: 100 people

This event is part of a thematic programme on the topic of "Environmental and Financial Risks in Market-oriented Societies." It will be held in English, and registration is required.

Event information in Japanese

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Contact:

Tohoku Forum for Creativity
Email: tfc_webinar1grp.tohoku.ac.jp

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