Eastern Michigan University Department of Economics to host virtual panel, ‘The Pandemic of the Millennium: COVID-19 and the Economic Impact’

YPSILANTI — The Eastern Michigan University Department of Economics will host a virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, July 7, titled “The Pandemic of the Millennium: COVID-19 and the Economic Impact.”  The event will take place from 4 to 5 p.m.

The event will feature four members of the EMU Economics Department discussing the current state of the economy, the fiscal and monetary policy in response to COVID-19, the economic modelling of the effects of pandemic, racial issues and labor market response to COVID-19 in this informative panel discussion. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A portion. Those interested in submitting questions are encouraged to submit them in advance to emu_econ@emich.edu.

Panelists include:

  • Associate Professor, Dr. Chris Elias
  • Lecturer, Dr. Thomas Taylor
  • Associate Professor, Dr. James Saunoris
  • Professor and Interim Department Head, Dr. Mehmet E. Yaya

To tune into the Virtual Town Hall event, register through the ZOOM Meeting Registration page. For more information on the event, please contact Dr. Mehmet Yaya at myaya@emich.edu.

To learn more about the Eastern Michigan University Economics Department, visit the department website.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves nearly 18,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

July 01, 2020

Written by:
Morgan Mark

Morgan Mark