Webcast: COVID’s Financial Fallout

This McGill Alumni webcast featuring Christopher Ragan and Barry Eidlin took place on April 2, 2020.

Job losses, layoffs, bailouts, and economic uncertainty: COVID-19 is exerting a profound financial impact on individuals, businesses, and governments. Watch McGill economic experts Chris Ragan and Barry Eidlin assess the global financial situation and answer audience questions.

Christopher Ragan

Economics Professor and Director, Max Bell School of Public Policy; Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission

Member of Finance Minister’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth; Former Special Advisor to the Governor of the Bank of Canada; former Clifford Clark Visiting Economist at Finance Canada

Barry EidlinBarry Eidlin

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, McGill Universtiy

Barry Eidlin is a comparative historical sociologist interested in the study of class, politics, inequality, and social change.

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Policy Challenges During a Pandemic

Policy Challenges During a Pandemic is a series of webinars and briefing notes addressing policy aspects of the current public health crisis.


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