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COVID-19 in Asia: Diverse Effects, Responses & Prospects for Recovery

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00

Join a panel of experts for a discussion on how various countries across Asia have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic and what the prospects for recovery might look like.


  • Qin Gao, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, Director of China Center on Social Policy, Columbia University
  • Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Duncan McCargo, Director, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

Registration for this event is required. Zoom link will be shared with those who register one day prior to the event.

This event is sponsored by the Economic and Political Development concentration at SIPAWeatherhead East Asian InstituteChina Center for Social Policy, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, and Southeast Asian Student Initiative.