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Speaker Series with Penny Goldberg

A conversation on supply chain disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic

The Series features talks by distinguished scholars and policymakers with the goal of fostering discussions about successes and challenges in the field of poverty alleviation.

Event Details:

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT


Virtual Event

This event is open to:

General Public

On Tuesday, November 2, the Stanford King Center on Global Development hosted a Speaker Series with Penny Goldberg, Elihu Professor of Economics, Yale University. Goldberg discussed supply chain disruptions from the pandemic, including issues related to vaccine distribution.

The discussion was moderated by Pete Klenow, Landau Professor in Economic Policy, Stanford University.

The slides can be viewed here, and the recording is available below. 


Watch the recording of the event.

About the Speakers: 

Penny Goldberg photo

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg is the Elihu Professor of Economics at Yale University. She was chief economist of the World Bank Group between 2018 and 2020. Goldberg is the current president of the Econometric Society and has previously served as vice-president of the American Economic Association and editor-in-chief of the American Economic Review. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, recipient of Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and Sloan Research Fellowships, and recipient of the Bodossaki Prize in Social Sciences.  Her current research examines the resurgence of protectionism in the U.S., trade, poverty and inequality, informality and trade, and discrimination against women in developing countries. 

Pete Klenow

Pete Klenow received his PhD from Stanford University, where he is currently Landau Professor of Economics and the Gordon and Betty Moore Fellow at SIEPR. He specializes in macroeconomics, with emphasis on prices, productivity and economic growth. 

Professor Klenow is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a consultant to the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco and Minneapolis. He is currently a co-editor for American Economic Review: Insights, and previously served on the board of editors of the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, and Econometrica. He is a Special Sworn Status researcher at the U.S. Census Bureau.

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