New South Wales

An Aussie View of Covid from Inside and Outside the Bubble


From: Tuesday April 27, 2021, 7:30 am

To: Tuesday April 27, 2021, 9:00 am

Dr Wolfers will share his thoughts on the Biden administration and the US economic outlook, impacts of the pandemic and responses, what we can learn from the US, what the US can learn from Australia, where the recoveries are similar and different, who wins and who is behind in the recovery. There will be time for discussion with the audience. Dr Wolfers is Australia-born, America-based and currently visiting Sydney. Details below. Register here.

Time: 07:30 am - 09:00 am AEST
Venue: Ernst & Young Sydney and by Zoom webinar (from 8:00).
Details provided on registration
Places at EY are for ABE members only and numbers are strictly limited.
Cost for breakfast at EY: $50 for ABE members only
Cost for webinar: Free for ABE members, $25 for non-members
Registration in advance is essential. Register online here
Dr Wolfers has agreed to field questions from the audience.
Enquiries: or call 0419 256 339

Dr Justin Wolfers
Justin Wolfers is a Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is also: an editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity; a member of the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers; a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Sydney; a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research; a Non-Resident Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution; a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn; a Research Affiliate with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London; an International Research Fellow with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy; and a Fellow of the CESifo, in Munich. He was previously: a Visiting Professor at Princeton; an Associate Professor at Wharton; an Assistant Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business; and an economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Dr Wolfers earned his Ph.D. in economics in 2001 from Harvard University, and was a Fulbright, Knox and Menzies Scholar. He earned his undergraduate degree in Economics in his native Australia at the University of Sydney in 1994, winning the University Medal. He was recently named by the IMF as one of the “25 economists under 45 shaping the way we think about the global economy”.
Wolfers’ research focuses on labour economics, macroeconomics, political economy, law and economics, social policy and behavioural economics. Beyond research, he is a contributing columnist for The New York Times, appears frequently on TV, radio and in print. He is also a popular teacher, with many teaching awards to his name. 

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email: phone: 0419 256 339


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