Impacts of Covid-19 to be discussed at San Diego Economic Roundtable

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Published: 2022-01-10
Impacts of Covid-19 to be discussed at San Diego Economic Roundtable

SAN DIEGO – Covid-19 impacts and employment updates at the border are just some of the topics that will be addressed at the 38th Annual Economic Roundtable to be held on January 13th in San Diego, California.

The County of San Diego announced that during the event, which this year will be virtual due to pandemic restrictions, the repercussions that Covid-19 has left on workplaces and the economy in general will be discussed.

The forum will feature economists, industry experts and business leaders from various sectors in the border region, who will offer their views on what the year 2022 holds for the regional, national and binational economy.

In addition, they will discuss how cross-border access and relationships play an important role in San Diego’s economy, particularly during the pandemic. The Economic Roundtable is one of the longest running events on the subject in the region and is completely free of charge.

Jose Maria Barrero, assistant professor of finance, School of Business, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), will present on “Impacts of COVID-19 in the Workplace”. Alan Gin, associate professor of economics at the University of San Diego, will speak on “Jobs Without Borders Update”.

The event will also feature the panel “Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Binational Economy,” moderated by Daniel Enemark, chief economist of the Workforce Partnership. Kenia Zamarripa, Executive Director of International Affairs of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce; Carlos Jaramillo, President of Tijuana EDC; Pedro Montejo, President of INDEX Baja California; and Gustavo Lopez, Senior Associate, PolicyLink will participate in the forum.

Source: MEXICO-NOW Staff