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July 08, 2020 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York) | (01 hr) | Time Zone Converter

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the global economy, it is 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 Brazil and Mexico have grappled with the virus and what the implications for global businesses may be in the months and years ahead.

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

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

Who Should Attend: Those with an interest in the state of the US economy, as well as HR leaders interested in learning about labor markets.

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

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Manuel Balmaseda Del Campo

Manuel Balmaseda Del Campo
Global Chief Economist
Cemex

Manuel Balmaseda is the Global Chief Economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously, he served as Chief Economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, Chief Economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal...Full Bio

Aloisio Campelo

Aloisio Campelo
Deputy Superintendent
Fundação Getulio Vargas

Aloisio Campelo Junior, Deputy Superintendent for Business Cycle, is the deputy head for Business Cycle Program of the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), and leads a team of 10+ economists on the tendency surveys of the Brazilian economy. He also provides technical assistance to the Eco...Full Bio

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

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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