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COVID19 in Asia: Diverse Effects, Responses & Prospects for Recovery

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The pandemic that swept the world since early 2020 has triggered various levels of response from different countries in Asia. While some countries in the region have been hailed as exemplary, others became cautionary tales. Join our panelists, Qin Gao – Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, Director of China Center on Social Policy, Columbia, Jayati Ghosh – Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Duncan McCargo – Director, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Professor of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, to discuss the varying effects, response, and outcome of the pandemic in this very diverse region. Moderator: Moderator: Jose Antonio Ocampo, Co-director of the Economic and Political Development Concentration, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA.

Registration for this event is required. Zoom link will be shared with those who register one day prior to the event. Please register here.

This event is sponsored by the Economic and Political Development concentration at SIPA; Weatherhead East Asian Institute; China Center for Social Policy, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, and Southeast Asian Student Initiative.

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Date:
February 24
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Website:
https://weai.columbia.edu/events/covid19-asia-diverse-effects-responses-prospects-recovery