YSI Latin America Convening

Jul 19–21, 2018 Download .ics

Buenos Aires, Argentina |


Register to attend the YSI Latin America Convening! 

Young Scholars based in Latin America are invited to convene in Buenos Aires. The event serves to strengthen the Latin American network of new economic thinkers pursuing a new economic paradigm. Attendees will be able to enjoy several partner events during the same week.



Calls for Papers

Over 200 young scholars will present papers in the following subject areas:


Twenty five senior scholars will be present to speak at round-tables and serve as mentors to the young scholars:

  • Stephanie Kelton
  • Leticia Arroyo
  • Marina Szapiro
  • Miguel Vazquez
  • Martín Abeles
  • Patricia Gutti
  • Arturo O Connell
  • Daniela Prates
  • Maria Malta
  • Verónica Romero
  • Florencia Romina Sember
  • Ana Luíza Matos de Oliveira
  • Laura Barbosa de Carvalho
  • Corina Rodríguez Enríquez
  • Martín Rapetti
  • Stephanie Seguino
  • Marta Bekerman
  • Dany Lang
  • Ruth Muñoz
  • Ariel Wirkierman
  • Osvaldo Girardin
  • Juan Martín Graña
  • Cecilia Nahón
  • William Lazonick
  • Marina Maneiro
  • Harley Silva

Partner Events

  • July 16, 2018: Globelics in Latin America (Lalics) will organize a forum for PhD candidates working on development and/or innovation from around Argentina.
  • July 17-18, 2018: The First ‘Conference on Development Planning’ is organized by 6 Argentinean Universities alongside the EPOG Master Course and Economía Feminista. 
  • July 10-13, 2018: The Universidad Nacional de San Martin (UNSAM) will host its winter school, attracting students from around Argentina.

Practical Information

Activities will be concentrated in the beautiful city center, at walking distance from many local attractions such as the Obelisco, Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo, Recoleta, Congreso, Barrio Norte, and the Theater District, including Teatro Colon.