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Implications of Stochastic Transmission Rates for Managing Pandemic Risks

Speakers : Neng Wang
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Luohan Webinar

Neng Wang (Columbia) on “Implications of Stochastic Transmission Rates for Managing Pandemic Risks”


            November 9, 2020, Monday

            Eastern Time:  9-10:30am

            Central European Time: 3-4:30pm

            Beijing Time:  10-11:30pm


            Neng Wang (Columbia)

Topic: Implications of Stochastic Transmission Rates for Managing Pandemic Risks

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Meeting instructions:

           -  The webinar will take place via Zoom, it will last for 90 minutes (60min presentation + 15mins discussions).

           -  Please mute your microphone during the talk, this permits better sound quality by our speakers.

           -  You are encouraged to ask questions or provide comments during the seminar.   

Forthcoming webinars by:

            Professor Robert Townsend (MIT), TBD

            Professor Raghavendra Rau (Cambridge), Dec 7, 9am EST

            Professor Jun Pan (SAIF SJTU), Jan 11, 8pm EST

            Professor Haoxiang Zhu (MIT), TBD

            Professor Francesco D’Acunto (Boston College), TBD


Luohan Webinar is a regular event of the Academy purported to provide a platform for world-class scholars to present their frontier research and exchange views on digital technology and digital economy, among other related themes. We believe that truth can only be uncovered through open and critical discussions.

Past Luohan Webinar:

        Oct 27, 2020,  Sir Chris Pissarides (LSE) on “Productive Robots and Industrial Employment”

        Oct 19, 2020, Xavier Vives (IESE) on “The Bank Business Model in the Post-Covid-19 World”

        Sep 22, 2020, Xavier Vives (IESE) on “Digital Disruption in Banking”

        Sep 8, 2020, Soumitra Dutta (Cornell), “Measuring Digital Economy”

        Aug 31, 2020, Lin William Cong (Cornell),  “Economic Data Science”

        Jul 15, 2020, Alberto G. Rossi (Georgetown), “Robo-advisors for Investment, Consumption and Savings Decisions”

        Jun 18, 2020. Victor Couture (UC Berkeley), “Measuring real-time movement and social contact with smartphone data”

        Jun 5, 2020, Michael Weber (Chicago), “The Cost of the Covid-19 Crisis”


If you would like to participate, please contact our Economist Dr. Yingju Ma ( ).

For media inquires contact:

Ye Man


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