To foster new economic thinking, we host convenings that gather together a diverse community of thinkers from different fields, countries, and schools of thought.
INET Webinars & Events
The Future of Work | The Work of Future: How Will Work Be Different?Webinar
moderated by Steve Clemons with Erik Brynjolfsson, Nancy Folbre and Kai-Fu Lee
In the future, how will work be different, what jobs are most at risk, what jobs are likely to grow?
Debt Talks Episode 3 | How Bad Can It Still Get? Credit Risks, Debt Overhang, and the COVID-19 RecessionWebinar
Click to Register | moderated by Moritz Schularick with Megan Greene, Anatole Koletsky and Yueran Ma
Hosted by Private Debt
What is the current situation in credit markets? Will an overhang of debt on corporate balance sheets slow down the recovery from the COVID recession and be a drag on investment going forward? Does the COVID recession still have the potential to turn into a broader financial meltdown?
The Future of Work | Bad Timing: Offshoring Meets AutomationWebinar
with Brad Delong, Rana Foroohar and Damon Silvers; moderated by David Sirota
The combination of technological disruption and economic globalization have resulted in stagnating wages, middle class job losses, and declining labor power in many developed countries. How did this happen and how could we respond?
The Future of Work | Is This Time Different? Data, Artificial Intelligence & RobotsWebinar
with Jed Kolko, Shivani Nayyar and Siddharth Suri; moderated by Rob Johnson
Are there aspects of modern technology, made possible by unprecedented computing power and connectivity, that make them distinctively different from previous eras? If so, what are the implications?
The Future of Work | What is Technology? Accelerator, Enabler, or Displacer?Webinar
moderated by Katya Klinova with Long Chen, Anton Korinek and John Van Reenen
Human societies have always coevolved with technology, but how can we think of technology? Is it an external force outside our control, or do we have a say in its direction, development and deployment?
An INET organized panel under the auspices of the 2020 Trento Economic Festival
The Future of Work | What's at Stake?Webinar
moderated by Steve Clemons with James Manyika and Michael Spence
Advancements in automation and artificial intelligence are quickly reaching tipping points, yet our policies, institutions and mindsets are woefully outdated. What will work look like in the future, and how do we secure a future that works for all?
A discussion with Lance Taylor and Özlem Ömer, authors of INET’s new book Macroeconomics Inequality from Reagan to Trump
Debt Talks Episode 2 | Debt, Wealth, and Racial InequalitiesWebinar
moderated by Moritz Schularick with Mehrsa Baradaran, Ashley C. Harrington, Darrick Hamilton and Louise Seamster
Hosted by Private Debt
Racial inequalities of wealth and income are pervasive. This episode of Debt Talks will feature a conversation with four prominent experts on the persistence of racial inequalities of wealth and income and the role of financial markets in shaping them.
The rise of the Knowledge Based Economy and subsequent Data Driven Economy has created a new world in which the basis of wealth and power is derived from control of these intangible assets, alongside creating a new kind of social and political space in which both our public and private spheres are technologically reshaped. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated these transformations that permeate our world and has amplified their effects.