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Conversation on the Implications of the US Elections for the World

Hosted by Institute of Global Affairs and the School of Public Policy



Professor Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox

Founding Director, LSE IDEAS

Professor Sergei Guriev

Professor Sergei Guriev

Professor of Economics, Sciences Po

On this 25 minute session of the third day of the LSE Maryam Forum Conference 2020 Professor Michael Cox and Professor Sergei Guriev will have a conversation on the implications of the US elections for the world.

Professor Michael Cox was appointed to a Chair in International Relations at LSE in 2002, where he went to help establish the Cold War Studies Centre in 2004 and LSE IDEASin 2008. A prolific author and internationally recognized public speaker, his most recent books include a collection of his own essays, The Post-Cold War World (2018), a centennial edition of J M Keynes' The Economic Consequenes of the Peace (2019), and (forthcoming 2021) a new edition of E H Carr's classic 1945, study, Nationalism and After. He is now working on a new history of LSE entitled, The "School": LSE and Shaping the Modern World.

Sergei Guriev (@sguriev) joined the Science Po’s Department of Economics in 2013 as a tenured Professor of Economics. He is a Research Fellow and a founding Leader of Research and Policy Network on Populism at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and member of the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association. In 2016-19, he served as the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. In 1999-2013, he was on the faculty of the New Economic School in Moscow, in 2004-13 being a tenured faculty member and Rector of the New Economic School.

This session is part of the LSE Conference on “One Year On: Lessons Learnt and ‘New Normals’ in a Post-COVID World “hosted  under the LSE Maryam Forum. Click here to view all conference sessions.

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