Call for Papers: 1st International (Virtual) Symposium on Building Economic Resilience Against Pandemics

The Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences, the UNAI member institution in Pakistan serving as the SDG Hub for Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, is organizing the 1st International Symposium on Building Economic Resilience Against Pandemics, which will take place on 27 October 2020. The virtual event will bring together economists and experts focusing on Goal 8 and disseminate findings from the impact of COVID-19 on the local and global economy. The idea is to explore and showcase ideas that can help prepare the developing world with economic models that are resilient to future pandemics. The key focus is to contemplate on how to build economic resilience against pandemics and envision a collective path forward. The scope of symposium includes topics such as fiscal sustainability, public and external debt solvency, monetary and fiscal policy intervention, financial stability, parallel economy, wages and labor remuneration amid pandemics, impacts of lockdowns and smart lockdowns, among others. For further information, including details on the call for papers, please go this website: https://www.buitms.edu.pk/symposium/
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