The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute for Fiscal Studies (NIFS) and School of Economics and Management (SEM) at Tsinghua University, will host a virtual seminar series to inspire research and discussion on public policy issues relating to China. Focusing on a wide range of topics in public economics, the seminar will be a premier forum for frontier economic research and dialogue on Chinese economic issues.

Join us for the next seminar featuring Austan Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth.

All times listed below are China Standard Time.


Thursday, September 16, 2021

10:00 AM–11:30 AM

Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline

Austan GoolsbeeRobert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth