Live Webinar: "The Impacts of the Current Crisis on International Development"
Wednesday, May 27 at 2:00pmVirtual Event
This webinar will address the impacts of the current health and economic crisis on international development throughout the world. Joined by faculty from the Department of Economics at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs who are currently working on COVID-19 research and a faculty member affiliated with the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy with expertise on international development at the regional and global levels.
Dr. Abu Shonchoy is an Assistant Professor for the department of economics at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. He is an applied economist with interests in issues of global development with a focus on evidence-based policy research.
Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday is a professor in the Department of Economics at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. His research focuses on several fields including international trade and finance, economic growth and development as well as monetary economics. He is currently working on the spread of COVID-19 and its economic consequences.
Dr. Sheng Guo is an Instructor of Economics for the department of economics at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. He is an applied economist with teaching and research interests in macroeconomics and labor economics. He is also a certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder.
Dr. Alexander Crowther is a visiting professor with a dual appointment in both the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Dr. Crowther is also an integral part of FIU’s Emerging Preeminent Program Cybersecurity@FIU. Dr. Crowther has a PhD in International Development from Tulane University and spent 25 years living overseas working on these issues from the local to the national and regional and global levels.
Cem Karayalcin is a professor and the department chair for the department of Economics at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. He is also a professor for the Master of Arts in Global Affairs. One of his research themes is the historically divergent growth and development experiences of different regions of the globe and highlighting some of the political economy mechanisms that might account for this divergence.