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    LALICS-YSI INET Academy 2018

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Complexity Economics | Nov 3–9, 2018

    Our focus is on teaching and discussing theoretical and empirical methods related to the innovation processes in Latin America and the Caribbean and how these are linked to the economic development of the region. The Academy offers the opportunity to connect students to a research community integrated by high profile researchers.

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    YSI @ FMM Conference: 10 Years after the Crash

    YSI Event Conference YSI | Oct 25–27, 2018

    What did societies and politicians learn from the crash? What have been theoretical achievements in orthodox and heterodox economic thinking since then? Where do we go from here?

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    1st GLOBELICS pre-Conference for Young Scholars

    Workshop Series on Financing of Innovation and Infrastructure for Development

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Economics of Innovation | Oct 23, 2018

    The YSI Economics of Innovation, Economic Development and Africa Working Groups, in partnership with Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS), Globelics Alumni, are organizing the 1st GLOBELICS Pre-Conference for Young Scholars entitled ‘Financing of Innovation and Infrastructure for Development’.

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    Economics and the Development of Africa

    YSI Workshop @ 13th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Africa | Oct 13, 2018

    The YSI Africa Working Group is convening in Bologna, Italy in conjunction with the 13th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network. Our meeting in Bologna follows what promises to be a successful convention in August 2018 at the YSI Africa Convening in Harare, Zimbabwe. The YSI Africa Working Group is committed to continuing important conversations about how economic history can contribute to the study of development of Africa. We are particularly interested in thinking about the types of new approaches to the study of economics and economic history.

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    Endogenous Preferences and the Consequences of Economic Incentives

    Workshop by the YSI Behavior and Society Group

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Behavior and Society | Oct 5–7, 2018

    Young scholars in the fields of behavioral and experimental economics, philosophy, and related disciplines will be given the opportunity to present their work at a workshop in New York. Samuel Bowles (Santa Fe Institute), Shaun Hargreaves Heap (King’s College London) and Mario Rizzo (New York University) will also present their work and give feedback to the young scholars.

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    Political Economy of Capitalism

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Economics of Innovation | Aug 27–29, 2018

    The Economics of Innovation Working group and the Economic History Working Group together with the Département d’histoire, économie et société at the University of Geneva, are launching the event Political Economy of Capitalism to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 27-28-29 August 2018.

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    YSI Africa Convening

    YSI Event Regional Convening YSI | Aug 16–18, 2018

    Young Scholars based in Africa are invited to convene in Harare, Zimbabwe. The event serves to strengthen the African network of new economic thinkers pursuing a new economic paradigm. Attendees will be able to attend the annual conference of the Zimbabwe Historical Association in the same trip.

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    YSI Workshop: Innovation, Economic Complexity and Economic Geography

    In collaboration with the Collective Learning Group at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Economics of Innovation | Aug 5–7, 2018

    The workshop aims to bring together experienced researchers with young scholars in the fields of Innovation, Economic Complexity and Economic Geography to understand knowledge accumulation and spillovers through products, people and places. Those interested in interdisciplinary research, especially bridging a gap between these topics are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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    YSI Economic History Workshop @ World Economic History Congress

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Hosted by Economic History | Jul 29, 2018

    The YSI Economic History Working Group invites scholars to submit their research on alternative perspectives and different approaches to the study of economic history. The workshop will take place on 29 July, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts, preceding the World Economic History Congress (29 July  - 3 August).

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    Technology, Globalization and the Environment: Latin American Development in the XXI Century

    ECLAC Summer School on the Latin American Economies

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Jul 23–24, 2018

    The Latin America Working Group and the Keynesian Economic Working Group of the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) of the Institute of New Economic Thinking (INET) are hosting the workshop “Technology, Globalization and the Environment: Latin American Development in the XXI Century” to be held at the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC) in Santiago de Chile on the 23-24 July 2018.

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    YSI Latin America Convening

    YSI Event Regional Convening YSI | Jul 19–21, 2018

    Young Scholars based in Latin America are invited to convene in Buenos Aires. The event serves to strengthen the Latin American network of new economic thinkers pursuing a new economic paradigm. Attendees will be able to enjoy several partner events during the same week.

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    When Meritocracy Breeds Greed

    Video | Jul 18, 2018

    Journalist Steven Brill discusses how the U.S. lost sight of the common good

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    Why We Need a Federal Jobs Guarantee

    Video | Jul 11, 2018

    13 million people looking for living wage work is not a “full employment” economy

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    Reproducibility Crisis Reaches All Randomised Controlled Trials

    Article | Jul 9, 2018

    The social and medical sciences depend on randomised control trials – though they face more assumptions and biases than commonly thought.

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    Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development and Globalization

    YSI Event Workshop YSI | Jul 8–21, 2018

    This small interdisciplinary workshop, is organized by the Azim Premji University, Institute for Policy Dialogue and the Institute for New Economic Thinking. The goal of the workshop is to bring together graduate students studying development studies at a sufficiently advanced stage of their dissertation work to be able to discuss and receive feedback on their research.