YSI North America Convening

Feb 22–24, 2019 Download .ics

DoubleTree by Hilton and USC Dornsife, Los Angeles |

On February 22-24, 2019, the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) will host its North America Convening in Los Angeles.


With over 150 presenters, 30 mentors, 14 working groups and 300 expected attendees, the YSI North America Convening is the largest gathering of our community in North America to date. The convening will create a vibrant environment in which to explore new economic thinking to help us envision economic thinking free of intellectual barriers, which resonates with reality and serves our global society. Many volunteers have worked hard over the past months to make this convening possible, and we are very much looking forward to welcoming you to join our efforts.

General registration is now open. Please sign up here to attend.


George Akerlof, Julie Nelson and Perry Mehrling will deliver keynote speeches.


Alícia Giron (UNAM)Beatrice Cherrier (University of Caen)Edward Kane (Boston College)
Zoltan Pozsar (Credit Suisse) Hyejin Youn (Northwestern)J. W. Mason (CUNY)
Gonçalo Fonseca (INET)Enno Schröder (Delft)Peter Skott (UMass Amherst)
Kate Aronoff (Intercept)Laura Carvalho (University of São Paulo) Margaret Schabas (UBC)
Martin Guzman (Columbia University)Matias Vernengo (Bucknell)Orsola Costantini (INET)
Pavlina Tcherneva (Levy Institute)Peter Lorentzen (University of San Francisco)Pierre-Alexandre Balland (MIT)
Sanjay G. Reddy (New School)
Shouvik Chakraborty (PERI)
Stephanie Seguino (Vermont University)
Thomas Ferguson (INET)Thomas Herndon (LMU)Tim Scarnechia (Kent State University)
Tridib Banerjee (USC)Zdravka Todorova (Wright State University)Pia Malaney (INET)

The submission deadline for abstracts has passed.

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected] .

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