Young Scholars from all over Asia will convene in order to pursue their interest in new economic thinking together and to strengthen the YSI network in Asia.
17 YSI working groups will hold separate meetings for young scholars as well as more than 30 senior economists and social thinkers. Please find the call for abstracts from each working group on the left.
Jayati Ghosh: Jayati Ghosh is a development economist and Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi, India. Her specialities include globalization, international finance, employment patterns in developing countries, macroeconomic policy, and issues related to gender and development.
Jonathan Ostry: Jonathan David Ostry is an international economist, who is currently Deputy Director of the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
Danny Quah: Danny Quah is Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Quah’s work includes contributions to the fields of economic growth, development economics, monetary economics, macroeconometrics, and the weightless economy.
Peter Frankopan: Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is also Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. Frankopan is the author of The Silk Roads: A New History of the World.
About the YSI Working Groups
The working groups are the backbone of the YSI community. Each group pursues questions of mutual interest by organizing webinars, workshops, conferences, and other projects. Seventeen of YSI’s twenty working groups will be present at the convening. Each has one or more call(s) for abstracts open now.
- Africa Working Group
- Complexity Economics Working Group
- Cooperatives Working Group
- Economic Development Working Group
- East Asia Working Group
- Economic History Working Group
- Finance, Law and Economics Working Group
- Financial Stability Working Group
- Gender and Economics Working Group
- History of Economic Thought Working Group
- Inequality Working Group
- Innovation Working Group
- Keynesian Economics Working Group
- South Asia Working Group
- States and Markets Working Group
- Sustainability Working Group
- Urban and Regional Economics Working Group
About YSI Regional Convenings
The YSI Regional Convenings provide a platform for young thinkers across the YSI Working Groups to meet, share ideas, and inspire each other. We now invite you to participate in the Asia Convening by submitting your abstract to one of our open calls.
How to Apply
Submission Criteria: Abstracts must be submitted in English. Make sure to clearly identify the research problem and research question, to elaborate on the methodology, and to list preliminary findings and/or tentative conclusions. Full papers are not required, but can be submitted.
Selection Process: Abstracts will be judged on merit. Selected young scholars will be invited to present their work at the convening.
Travel support: Accommodation as well as partial or full travel support will be available for selected participants traveling from within South Asia, East Asia, or Southeast Asia. Participants traveling from outside the Asian region do not qualify for travel support.
Apply here: https://ysd.ineteconomics.org/rc
Note that you must be logged into the YSI website to apply.
Deadline: 17 March, 2019