Resolution Foundation-MMF Society Challenges Series

The Resolution Foundation and the Money, Macro and Finance Society co-hosted a series of webinars to dive into the big economic challenges thrown up by COVID-19. We brought together world-leading economists and policymakers to discuss those challenges – from the changing roles of central banks and governments, to how countries can navigate transformed labour markets and the unequal impacts of the crisis.


Challenges facing fiscal policymakers, 30 November, 11.30am-12.45pm
Speakers: Simon Wren-Lewis and Stephanie Flanders.

Challenges facing monetary policymakers, 30 November, 2.30-3.45pm
Speakers: Silvana Tenreyro and Sushil Wadhwani.

Challenges from the unequal impact on the labour market, 7 December, 2.30-3.45pm
Speakers: Christopher Pissarides and Tara Sinclair.

Challenges facing policy and governance, 8 December, 11.30am-12.45pm
Speakers: Ivor Crewe and Jill Rutter.

Challenges from the distributional impact of the crisis, 11 December, 11.30am-12.45pm
Speakers: Ben Moll and Claudia Sahm.

Video Recordings

YouTube videos of each webinar can be viewed on the page below.