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The Role of Local Governments in COVID-19 Response: Case Studies from Brazil, Basque Country (Spain), Nepal, Indonesia

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 8:30AM – 10:30PM PT

The University of Nevada, Reno, and the Subnational Governance/Decentralization Global Solutions Groups of the World Bank have joined forces to host an online conference, “The Role of Local Governments in COVID-19 Response: Case Studies from Brazil, Basque Country (Spain), Nepal, Indonesia,” from 8:30AM – 10:30PM (PT) on Thursday, February 25, 2021.

The session will lay out a set of “fiscal decentralization” principles that apply to pandemics and draw lessons from experiences of developed and developing countries for improving pandemic response capacity. This session will share theoretical arguments for the assignment of certain pandemic response activities to local governments and examples from countries on the role local governments.

Speakers

Mehmet S. Tosun 
Professor of Economics, Barbara Smith Campbell Distinguished Professor of Nevada Tax Policy, Director of International Programs, University of Nevada, Reno

Irem Sevindik - Indonesia
Ph.D. student, University of Nevada, Reno

Serdar Yilmaz 
Lead Public Sector Specialist, Governance GP, The World Bank

Trilochan Pokharel - Nepal
Nepal Administrative Staff College

Ricardo Lopes Cardoso - Brazil
Senior Lecturer, the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Mikel Erkoreka - Basque Country
Ituna Center for Basque Economic Agreement and Fiscal Federalism Studies

Moderator

Tracey Lane
Practice Manager, Governanace GP, The World Bank

Join the Webinar on February 25

Previous webinars

The Role of Local Governments in COVID-19 Response Webinar: Case Studies from Vietnam, Nepal, Poland, Switzerland

Thursday, October 8, 2021 | 9-11AM PT

The University of Nevada, Reno, and the Subnational Governance/Decentralization Global Solutions Groups of the World Bank have joined forces to host an online conference, “The Role of Local Governments in COVID-19 Response: Case Studies from Vietnam, Nepal, Poland, Switzerland,” from 9-11:00am (PDT). Thursday, Oct. 8.

Speakers

Mehmet S. Tosun
Professor of Economics, Barbara Smith Campbell Distinguished Professor of Nevada Tax Policy, Director of International Programs, University of Nevada, Reno

Sonja Pippin - Switzerland
Professor of Accounting, MAcc Program Director, University of Nevada, Reno

Dat Huynh - Vietnam
Ph.D. student, University of Nevada, Reno

Serdar Yilmaz
Lead Public Sector Specialist, Governance GP, The World Bank

Raju Mainali - Nepal
Lecturer, Missouri State University

Pawel Pietrasienski - Poland
Professor, Warsaw School of Economics and GOED

Moderator

Tracey Lane
Practice Manager, Governance GP, The World Bank

View the October 8 webinar recording