The Institute of New Economic Thinking Young Scholars Initiative (INET YSI) Working Group on the History of Economic Thought is organizing a YSI Workshop on Methods in the History of Economic Thought on 17 May in Antwerp, Belgium, ahead of the Annual ESHET Conference.
How austerity policies and microfinance can bankrupt rather than empower women. Professor Girón discusses why microfinance cannot replace development banks.
The U.S. economy is widely diagnosed with two ‘diseases’: a secular stagnation of potential U.S. growth, and rising income and job polarization. The two diseases have a common root inthe demand shortfall, originating from the ‘unbalanced’ growth between technologically ‘dynamic’ and ‘stagnant’ sectors.
Skills Workshop at the EU Parliament / Annual Meeting of the Finance, Law, and Economics Working Group
This two-day skills workshop / annual meeting of the Finance, Law, and Economics Working Group (FLE) aims to connect participants with politicians (MEP), lobbyists, NGOs, and practitioners working in fields related to law and finance. It will comprise workshops and visits with representatives, which will facilitate exchanges between academia and politics. Participants will gain fresh insights into the decision-making and lobbying processes in Brussels, allowing them to translate their ideas into actions and create a stronger social impact.
This paper presents a model of mass incarceration in the United States, which has the largest proportion of its population imprisoned among advanced countries.
Call for Papers - “Institutional Responses to Financial Crises 1870 to 2017”
YSI Economic History Workshop
The Economic History Working Group and the Financial Stability Working Group are organizing a two day seminar on May, 12th-13th in New York. The theme for the will be “Institutional responses to financial crises 1870 to 2017”.
The History Project will hold its fifth conference on May 11-12, 2017 at the University of Cambridge. The conference will be concerned with the economic history of India, particularly in relation to exchanges across frontiers, the history of the law, and the history of economic thought.
A breakup of the Euro will be too difficult and costly for member countries.
On behalf of the Host Committee, we are writing to offer some further information about the “Gala Dinner”, which will take place on the evening of 19 July, following the final session of the 2017 ECINEQ Conference. The dinner will be held at a restaurant near the conference venue.
A discussion with Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics and the C. Marks Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Professor Dutt discusses how group identity is key to addressing inequality and how inequality can disrupt group identity.
The reaction to repressive political conditions that prevailed in Brazil during the 1970s helped to produce a commitment to diversity and tolerance among Brazilian economists.
Inequality, Globalization, and Macroeconomics
USC Dornsife INET presents a conference on inequality, globalization,
April 28-29, 2017, USC Dornsife INET is hosting a conference on inequality, globalization, and macroeconomics at the University of Southern California. The goal of this conference is to bring together leading researchers to discuss and present new approaches and new results on the relationships between inequality and macroeconomics and between inequality and globalization. Please direct any questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop of the YSI Africa Working Group