This year's workshop will focus on empirical, micro-level research that sheds light on the nexus between pandemics, social unrest and violent conflict. We will discuss innovative methodological approaches to fieldwork amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and new theoretical and empirical perspectives on the impact of Covid-19 on people, households, groups and firms, such as the welfare and economic impact of lockdowns, effects of the pandemic and lockdowns on the labour market, consequences of the pandemic in humanitarian settings and among refugees and displaced populations, consequences for supply chains and food markets, effects on schooling, children and mental health, (dis)trust in government, among others.
Please find the detailed programme here: https://bit.ly/3kWAXfL.
Keynote speakers are Melissa Dell, Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Dr. Arif Husain, Chief Economist and Director of the Food Security Analysis and Trends Service at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Rome, Italy.
The workshop is co-hosted by ISDC - International Security and Development Center, UNU-WIDER - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, IDS and ECARES.
Information on participating / attending:
Attendance is free of charge. Registration closes on 5 November.
10/11/2020 - 11/11/2020
Scientists and scholars, all interested persons
Economics / business administration, Nutrition / healthcare / nursing, Politics, Social studies
Types of events:
Conference / symposium / (annual) conference
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event67263
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