“COVID & the Economy; COVID & the Social Safety Net,” Yale Law School Workshop Series

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Event time: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Event description: 

COVID-19: Law, Economics, Governance - A Virtual Workshop Series

This interdisciplinary virtual workshop and seminar led by Faculty Director Abbe Gluck ‘00 and Professors Ian Ayres ‘86 features leading scholars, industry leaders, scientists, advocates, and government experts to discuss the pandemic’s intersections with, and disruptions to, many areas of law. Topics range from elections to the incarcerated, constitutional law, vaccines, disparities, the workplace, and more. The workshop is open to the Yale community and typically will begin at 5pm or 6pm each week; Q&A will be conducted via the chat for those not enrolled in the seminar. Registration is required for non-YLS community members.


Economy Panelists (6:00-7:00 pm):

  • Daron Acemoglu: Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Yair Listokin ‘05: Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Social Safety Net Panelists (7:00-8:00 pm):

  • Andrew Hammond ‘14: Assistant Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Karen Tani: Seaman Family University Professor, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Cosponsored by the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop