Science, Policy & Pandemics: Episode 7 - The Economic Implications of Covid-19
This week, our host Dr Rob Doubleday is joined by Dr Meredith Crowley, Reader in International Economics, University of Cambridge and Dr Christopher Rauh, Lecturer in Economics, University of Cambridge. They explore the implications of the COVID-19 shock for international trade and labour market inequalities, with a focus on the UK context.
CSaP's Science and Policy Podcast is a production of the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. This series on science, policy and pandemics is produced in partnership with Cambridge Infectious Diseases and the Cambridge Immunology Network. This episode was also produced with the support of COVID-19 Economic Research, which is led by Cambridge's Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Our guests this week:
Dr Meredith Crowley is Reader in International Economics, University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on international trade, multinational trade agreements, and trade policy. She has previously worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, as a visiting associate professor at Georgetown University, as an Adviser to the American Law Institute project on the Principles of the Law of World Trade and as an Advisory Board Member to the Pew Charitable Trusts' Subsidyscope project.
Dr Christopher Rauh is a Lecturer in Economics, University of Cambridge. His research interests lie in Labour Economics and Political Economy. His research focuses on social inequality and intergenerational mobility, particularly how inequalities develop in the first place, and continue to affect lives as people affected by them grow up. He has recently spoken with the Naked Scientists podcast and has been interviewed by VICE and Wired about the economic effects of the lockdown. He has also written about the effects of covid-19 on workers.
This series is hosted by CSaP Executive Director Dr Rob Doubleday, and is edited and produced by CSaP Communications Coordinator Kate McNeil. If you have feedback about this episode, or questions you’d like us to address in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .