Jay Pocklington

Jay Pocklington is Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s Young Scholars Initiative (YSI).

Jay joined the Institute after helping to organize the YSI Commons program at the 2012 Plenary Conference in Berlin. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc degrees in economics from Freie Universität Berlin, where he was also a teaching and research assistant and elected as a student representative in the Business and Economics Department Council.

His Master’s Thesis entitled ‘Behind the Curtain of the Old Wizard: The German Economic Recovery under Hjalmar Schacht 1933-1938’ explores the remarkable economic recovery in the early years of the National Socialist regime and sheds light on the economic thinking of its chief engineer, Hjalmar Schacht, the prominent head of the German Reichsbank.

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The Big Questions Are Back

Article | Nov 3, 2017

How Germany, the EU and the economics field itself suffer from myopia—and what we can do about it

The Exchange Rate as a Monetary Phenomenon

Article | Mar 6, 2014

What exactly is an exchange rate?

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Young Scholars Initiative Early Career Days, Second Session

Event Conference | Mar 11–12, 2022

As young scholars we are confronted with many challenges: publishing, teaching, the job market, work-life balance and institutional barriers, often we face these demands alone and without much institutional or even moral support.

Young Scholars Initiative Early Career Days

Event Conference | Nov 18–20, 2021

publishing • the job market • writing • teaching • mental health • work-life balance

Young Scholars Want More Voices Heard in Economics

Article | Dec 3, 2020

No one person or perspective holds the key to solving economic problems, says Jay Pocklington of the Institute for New Economic Thinking