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As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the global economy, it’s impacting each nation in a unique way. The major country-specific variables in this still unfolding drama include infection rates, government responses, and domestic & foreign economic vulnerabilities.

Join us to explore how France and Germany have grappled with the virus and what the implications for global businesses may be in the months and years ahead. Our current US and Global Economic Outlooks will also be discussed.

By attending this webcast, viewers will be able to answer these important questions:

  • What has COVID-19 looked like in Germany and France – and how has it impacted business operations in the region?
  • How have French and German leaders responded to the pandemic?
  • How have the economies of these two countries been impacted and what kind of recovery is likely?
  • How do Germany and France fit into the global economy and what risks should business leaders prepare for resulting from these exposures?

Who Should Attend: Economists and anyone dealing with business strategy, including C-Suite executives

Speakers

Klaas de Vries

Klaas de Vries
Economist
The Conference Board

Klaas de Vries is an economist with The Conference Board. He closely follows developments in the global economy and researches the structural drivers of global growth and competitiveness relating to productivity and trade. He develops and maintains several large-scale growth and productivity data...Full Bio

Ilaria Maselli

Ilaria Maselli
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Ilaria Maselli has been the senior economist for Europe at The Conference Board since March 2016. Maselli monitors the monthly business cycle of the European economy and contributes analysis to The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook. She also contributes to in-dept...Full Bio

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD is the Director of Economic Research and Global Research Chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate economic activity worldwide. He also oversees The Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook a...Full Bio

Erik Lundh

Erik Lundh (Host)
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Erik Lundh is a senior economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research on geoeconomics, international trade, and global value chains. Lundh previously worked for Evercore I...Full Bio

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