Nov 15, 2020 • 2HR 2M

COVID, Containing China and Labor Economics - 11.15.2020

James Holmes, Daniel Markey, Rory Medcalf, John Haltiwanger, and Casey Mulligan.

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Dr. Jay Levy

Topic: Should you take Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine? Can you be reinfected with COVID?
Bio: Professor in Residence in the Department Of Medicine at UC San Francisco. Discovered the AIDS Virus HIV in 1983.


Questions and Answer for Levy


James Holmes

Topic: How will the US Navy contain the Chinese Navy?
Bio: J.C. Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the Naval War College
Reading: Red Star Over the Pacific: China’s Rise and the Challenge to US Maritime Strategy is here


Daniel Markey

Topic: How does the Belt and Road Initiative Change China’s Relationships with the other States in Asia?
Bio: Senior Research Professor in International Relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Reading: China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia is here


Rory Medcalf

Topic: How will Australia, India, South Korea, Japan, and the United States work together to contain Chinese Power?
Bio: Head, National Security College, Australian National University
Reading : Indo-Pacific Empire: China, America and the Contest for the World’s Pivotal Region is here


Question and Answer for Holmes, Markey, and Medcalf


John Haltiwanger

Topic: Business Formation
Bio: Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland
Reading Find his paper on Changing Business Dynamism and Productivity: Shocks and Responsiveness is here


Casey Mulligan

Topic: Two Issues: Opioid Epidemic and The Jones Act
Bio: Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago and former chief economist for the Council of Economic Advisors in the Trump Administration
Reading: You’re Hired: Untold Successes and Failures of a Populist President is here, read chapters 4 and 11.


Question and Answer Session for Haltiwanger and Mulligan