Chief Economist Talks


The Chief Economist Talks are part of the OECD’s high-level distinguished speaker series in which global economic leaders, top thinkers and decision makers from major organisations are invited to discuss their perspective on the world economy with the OECD Chief Economist.  The talks that aim to foster learning and inspiration and provoke discussions that matter. Participation in these events is by invitation only and aimed at OECD staff and the OECD Ambassadors and delegations. They are not open to the press.



Thursday, 4 February 2021

Carmen Reinhart: The Quiet Financial Crisis

The global COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in soaring infection rates, widespread lockdowns, record-shattering declines in output, and spiking poverty. But, in addition to these trends, a quieter crisis now gaining momentum could jeopardize economic recovery prospects for years to come.

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John Friedman, Annenberg Institute

Marcel Fratzscher, DIW

Evidence from a New Public Database Built Using Private Sector Data

11 January 2021

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Marcel Fratzscher, DIW

A New Enlightment: prospects for the economy and society after the pandemic

16 December 2020

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