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COVID-19 is the most significant economic disruption of the globalisation age. The priority is health and saving lives. The need for international coordination has devolved into a competition for healthcare resources. In the medium term, the global economy faces a profound yet transient shakeup that could recontextualise the technological and economic rivalry between the United States and China. The economic policies of governments and monetary authorities should aim to soften the collapse and accelerate the exit strategy. Companies must urgently develop contingency plans and medium-term strategies to ensure the viability of their activity and the jobs they provide.
In this session, we will analyse the severity of the short-, medium- and long-term impact expected in different countries, economic sectors, value chains, and financial and commodity markets, as well as the effects on consumer confidence. We will also discuss alternative management strategies for companies and for various industrial and service sectors. In particular, we will discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the European and Spanish economies and assess the economic and social policies of the European and Spanish authorities.
The Esade Alumni Finance Club is pleased to invite you a webinar entitled “COVID-19: The Economy on the Brink”, led by F. Xavier Mena, PhD in Economics and Professor in the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at Esade Business & Law School.
F. Xavier Mena
Professor of Economics at Esade–Ramon Llull University and Professor in the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at Esade Business & Law School. Bachelor’s Degree and PhD in Economics. Bachelor’s Degree in Law. He has been a visiting professor at various universities and business schools, including China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China. He has served as co-chair of the International Conference on the Euro-India Economic Relationship. He has provided professional consulting services and developed projects for international companies and organisations in 48 countries, spanning a diverse range of sectors, including energy, tourism, infrastructure, finance and social services. From 2010 to 2012, he served as a minister in the Catalan Government, with a portfolio that included industry, energy, trade and consumption, tourism, telecommunications, and employment (labour relations, inspection, social economy and self-employment). He is a board member and adviser to various institutions and companies.
We hope this webinar will be of interest to you!
The webinar will be taught in Spanish.
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