Westminster Development Policy Network Virtual Seminars: May 27-July 14 2021

8 Sessions | 13:00-14:00 BST

Following on from the success of our autumn Westminster Development Policy Network Virtual Seminar Series, we will kick off our summer season on May 27. We will host the subsequent seven sessions on Wednesday’s at 13:00 BST. The series is co-organised with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT).

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May 27: IFPRI’s 2021 Global Food Policy Report by Johan Swinnen (IFPRI)

June 2: Digital transformation of the agri-food system by Kateryna Schroeder (World Bank)

June 9: COVID-19 and One Health Research Agenda: a multisectoral and transdisciplinary approach to achieve optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment by John McDermott (IFPRI)

June 16: Why U.S. Immigration Matters for the Global Advancement of Science by Patrick Gaule (University of Bath)

June 23: Social Norms: A Wasteful Risk-Coping Strategy – Evidence from Kyrgyzstan by Alisher Aldashev (Satbayev University)

June 30: Economic growth in developing economies: Structural change perspective by Margaret McMillan (Tufts University)

July 7: Structural gravity modelling: How trade wars and Belt and Road policies change trade flows in Europe and Central Asia by Oleksandr Shepotylo (Aston University)

July 14: TBD by Olga Shemyakina (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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