Economic thinking is in crisis. New frameworks are needed to guide our thinking. New approaches are being developed, but efforts are fragmented and need to be brought together if we hope to piece together a paradigm. On October 19-22, 2016, at the Central European University in Budapest, the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) will hold its first plenary, under the title “Piecing Together a Paradigm”. View details
Overcoming intellectual divides
We have 21 Working Groups designed to foster a deeper understanding of economics.
In the Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics Working Group we apply insights from neuroscience, biology, and other related disciplines to questions about individual behavior and decision-making in an economic context. Read more
The Urban and Regional Economics Working Group explores the role of the space on economics and development, the role of the city and the centrality, to show Keynesian and Schumpeterian contribution to URE, as well as the Marxian land rent theory, and, widely, the Political Economy of Urbanization. Read more