Adept Economics Director Gene Tunny will be a panellist on an upcoming webinar, The economic impact of COVID-19 and the likely short and long-run economic impacts of the policy responses to it, on Friday 22 May. The webinar is free and is part of a series of webinars on Data Science in the News organised by QUT’s Centre for Data Science and the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences. The webinar will be moderated by USQ Emeritus Professor Allan Layton, a world-renowned economist who co-authored a celebrated study which demonstrated the effectiveness of Queensland’s compulsory seat belt law in the 1970s. Gene’s fellow panellists will be Griffith Professor Tony Makin, QUT Professor Pascalis Raimondos, and incoming Grattan Institute CEO Danielle Wood. Gene will be covering the impact of COVID-19 on Queensland’s regional economies, and you can read summaries of what all the panellists will be covering at the link above.