Over the last years, the Journal of Population Economics has expanded its online activities to ensure that the Journal community can remain connected despite the many changes COVID-19 has brought to our lives. For example, several online events have highlighted the new insights generated by Journal contributors. In case you missed these events live, here’s a description of recent events and links to the reports/videos that you can watch at your leisure:
- Meet the authors of Issue 35 (1 & 2): The event on April 25, 2022 featured 8 presentations from authors of recently published manuscripts covering topics such as elderly and youth (Does Social Participation Improve Cognitive Abilities of the Elderly? & Vocational training for unemployed youth in Latvia), children (Quantity and quality of childcare and children’s educational outcomes & Children and labor market outcomes: separating the effects of the first three children), COVID-19 (Optimal lockdown and social welfare & Do elections accelerate the COVID-19 pandemic?), and migration (How the earnings growth of US immigrants was underestimated & Wage distributions in origin societies and occupational choices of immigrant generations in the USA). View the event Video &Report via the embedded links.
- Meet the authors of Issue 34 (4) & the winners of the 2022 Kuznets Prize: The event on December 6, 2021 highlighted recent contributions on the COVID-19 pandemic and the public policy response to it. In addition to a focus on the Kuznets Prize-winning paper (Working from home and income inequality: risks of a ‘new normal’ with COVID-19), 6 other papers related to COVID-19 were discussed (The impact of repeated mass antigen testing for COVID-19 on the prevalence of the disease; COVID-19: a crisis of the female self-employed; Local mortality estimates during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy; Stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and trust; Coronagraben in Switzerland: culture and social distancing in times of COVID-19, and; The distributional consequences of social distancing on poverty and labour income inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean). The Program & Video of the event are available via the embedded links.
Events in 2021 included:
- Meet the authors of issue 34 (3): The JOPE Summer 2021 Event on May 27, 2021 highlighted the contributions of select manuscripts. See the Program & Video via the embedded links.
- Meet the authors of issue 34 (2): The JOPE Winter 2021 Event on January 28, 2021 highlighted the contributions of select manuscripts. See the Program, Report & Video via the embedded links.
- Meet the authors of issue 34 (1) & the Kuznets Prize 2021 winners: The JOPE Fall 2020 Event on November 19, 2020 highlighted the contributions of select manuscripts from the first issue of the 2021. It also featured a discussion of the Kuznets Prize-winning paper Impacts of social and economic factors on the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China. See the Program, Report & Video via the embedded links.