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.
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
Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, McGill Universtiy
Barry Eidlin is a comparative historical sociologist interested in the study of class, politics, inequality, and social change.