Globalization in the time of COVID-19

May 5, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Atlanta, GA

FREIT Seminar

FREIT (Forum for Research in Empirical International Trade) and the School of Economics are hosting a new online-only seminar series forum for international trade economists conducted via Zoom. The seminar will take place every Wednesday while the COVID-19 pandemic lasts or until interest or energy disappear. 

Alessandro Sforza, University of Bologna, will present his paper, "Globalization in the time of COVID-19."


  • Each talk will be conducted as a Zoom meeting with a capacity of 500 participants 
  • Each talk will be moderated 
  • Each participant will be able to ask questions directly or by raising their Zoom hand to be called on by the moderator 
  • Since all participants will be able to share their video, we suggest you select "Speaker View" 
  • During the presentation itself, only the presenter will be able to share his or her screen 

Each presentation will be recorded and posted on FREIT's webpage, subject to presenter's approval  

Interested participants should register by emailing  

Contact For More Information

Professor Tibor Besedeš