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2021 Apr 28

Balance Sheets and Debt Crisis: Predicting Defaults in the 21st Century

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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Debt crises are more than just a story about primary balances. Sectoral balance sheets, particularly the net worth of households and banks, play an important role in determining whether an episode of increased rollover risk will deteriorate into full-blown default.

In this seminar, Gon Huertas will present on 'Balance Sheets and Debt Crisis: Empirical Regularities for Modern Cases of Sovereign Distress', a research paper published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The paper presents the stylized facts surrounding debt crises from 1990 to 2019...

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2021 Mar 25

Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Part 2)

11:00am to 12:30pm

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This event is virtual and will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish translation. To register click here.

Speaker: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”, Venezuela.
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University, Director...

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2021 Mar 18

Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 1)

11:00am to 12:30pm

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This event is virtual and will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish translation. To register click here.

Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth Lab; Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School;  Francisco Cox Vial, lawyer and member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian...

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2020 Nov 23

PKU-Growth Lab Workshop II: New Economic Geographies in a Changing World

8:00pm to 10:00pm

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Speakers: 
Frank Neffke, Research Director, Growth Lab
Gary Gereffi, Emeritus Professor of Sociology; Director, Global Value Chains Center, Duke University
David Rigby, Professor, University of California-Los Angeles

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The long-term development paths of countries and regions are...

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2020 Nov 16

Peking University-Growth Lab Workshop I: New Economic Geographies in a Changing World

4:00am to 6:00am

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Speakers: 
Simona Iammarino, Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Ecnoomics and Political Science
Philip McCann, Chair in Urban and Regional Economics, Sheffield University Management School
Frank Neffke, Research Director, Growth Lab

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The long-term...

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2020 Nov 10

Joining the Growth Lab: A Behind the Scenes Look (Harvard Community)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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On Tuesday, Nov. 10th at 12pm EDT, Harvard's Growth Lab invites members of the Harvard community to attend "Joining the Growth Lab: A Behind the Scenes Look." Learn more about what it's like to be a Growth Lab Research Fellow with short presentations by Nikita Taniparti,...

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2020 Sep 15

Growth Lab Viz Hub Launch Event

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Virtual, Zoom Webinar

viz-hub-bannerThe Growth Lab is thrilled to announce the launch of our Viz Hub, a portfolio of award-winning, interactive visualizations powered by our research and discoveries. Join us on Tuesday, September 15th at 12PM EST for the official launch of the Viz Hub featuring Growth...

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