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 | Economic and Social Policies for the Digital EraWebinar
moderated by Steve Clemons with Dani Rodrik, Pavlina Tcherneva and Laura Tyson
Given the mounting need to create good jobs, effect structural change, and transform the economy, what should policy priorities be in the digital era? Is there a role for industrial policy? What new policy options do we need to achieve inclusive prosperity?
The Future of Work | Making Technologies Work for AllWebinar
moderated by Katya Klinova with Antonio Andreoni, Tess Posner and Martin Reeves
What are the choices we must make to ensure technology empowers, augments, rewards, and respects the majority, not the few, given its increasing defining role in future economies and societies?
The Future of Work | Are Redistribution Policies Enough?Webinar
Moderated by Rana Foroohar with Gordon Hanson and Laura Tyson
Traditional welfare systems have emphasized the need for redistribution post-production. Are these policies sufficient in the future?
Debt Talks Episode 5 | Developing Country Debt: What's Next?Webinar
with Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Mitu Gulati, and Philippa Sigl-Glöckner; moderated by Moritz Schularick
Hosted by Private Debt
Can developing countries cope with high debt levels? How dire is the situation? Has the policy response been adequate? And what’s the situation in private external debt, and what should be done about private creditors? This edition of Debt Talks will discuss the situation in developing country debt during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bonds or Bust!
George Soros: Proposal for Perpetual Bonds — A Discussion on the Future of European Fiscal Capacity
George Soros’ latest op-ed in the Project Syndicate reasserts his view how perpetual bonds could help the European Union overcome its deadlock on fiscal spending.
The Future of Work | Meaningful Integration or Jobless Future?Webinar
with Daron Acemoglu and William Janeway
The central challenge confronting us in the future of work is this: can we create a future where work exists for all who need one with fair rewards, or will we end up on the path of increasing displacement, leaving workers vulnerable, dispensable, and miserable?
Debt Talks Episode 4 | Do We Need a Debt Jubilee?Webinar
moderated by Moritz Schularick with Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Astra Taylor and Richard Vague
Hosted by Private Debt
What is the current situation in private indebtedness in the U.S.? Recent ideas suggest that excessive levels of debt are an obstacle to a quick recovery and sustained economic growth.
The Future of Work | Who’s Not Afraid of Robots? A Comparison of National ModelsWebinar
moderated by Gillian Tett with Richard Baldwin, Leif Pagrotsky
Some nations have embraced new technologies, while others seem ill-prepared. What accounts for this difference?
What are the 100 most pertinent economic questions facing our global societ?
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?