Topics in Empirical Analysis and Economic Modeling Related to COVID-19

Brazilian School of Economics


October - December 2020

Rubens Penha Cysne and Alexandre Madureira

About: Promoted by the Brazilian School of Economics, this series of lectures has the economic modeling of COVID-19 as a central subject. The diversity of topics considered in the presentations reflects the broad spectrum of current research being pursued by scholars around the world. Each speaker will deliver a lecture based on their own work.

When: On Thurdays, starting on October 8th and ending on December 17th.

Roll of speakers (and related literature):
  • Rubens Penha Cysne/Alexandre Madureira (EPGE-FGV, LNCC), November 26.
    • A multigenerational SIR model: some estimates for Brazil.
  • Flavio Toxvaerd (Cambridge), December 17: TBA.