COVID and Emerging Markets - 8.16.2020
Topic: HIV Prevention in Malawi
Bio: Associate Professor of Sociology at NYU.
Reading Assignment: Condom Semiotics: Meaning and Condom Use in Malawi
Iddo Tavory and Patrick Sharkey QA
Topic: What to do about Violent Crime in American Cities
Bio: Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University
Reading Assignment: Chapter 2 of Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence.
Preface here https://www.dropbox.com/s/u943fij8aub1rgt/Sharkey_Preface.pdf?dl=0
Patrick Sharkey Q&A
Topic: COVID’s impact on the economies of Latin America
Bio: Director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He previously served as Undersecretary of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico.
Topic: Argentina and COVID
Bio: Managing Director of Econviews and Professor of Economics at Universidad Torcuato di Tella. Former President of Banco Hipotecario and former Undersecretary of Finance of Argentina.
Miguel Kiguel and Lee Buchheit QA
Topic: Africa’s Economy during COVID
Bio: Founder and Co-CEO of ECP Private Equity, the leading private equity manager focused exclusively on Africa
Hurley Doddy Q&A
Topic: Are we on the cusp of a systemic sovereign debt crisis in emerging markets?
Bio: Recently retired law partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton. The world’s leading expert on sovereign debt restructurings.
Lee Buchheit and Alejandro Werner QA