Economic policy for a pandemic age: Inequality, technology, and lessons from East Asia
The Peterson Institute for International Economics held the second of a two-part series to discuss with PIIE senior fellows their new PIIE Briefing, Economic policy for a pandemic age: How the world must prepare, edited by Monica de Bolle, Maurice Obstfeld, and Adam S. Posen. The series provides analysis of and urgent policy recommendations for the possible persistence of COVID-19 and the likely future occurrence of other pandemics.
The second session featured:
Monica de Bolle
- Martin Chorzempa on lessons from East Asia and Pacific on taming the pandemic
- Mary E. Lovely on the role of internet access for a fairer fight against the pandemic
- David Wilcox on why US vaccine rollout must solve challenges of equity and hesitancy
Maurice Obstfeld will provide concluding remarks.