To foster new economic thinking, we host convenings that gather together a diverse community of thinkers from different fields, countries, and schools of thought.
INET Webinars & Events
Debt Talks Episode 5 | Country Debt: What's Next?Webinar
with Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Mitu Gulati, and Philippa Sigl-Glöckner; moderated by Moritz Schularick
Can developing countries cope with high debt levels? How dire is the situation? Has the policy response been adequate? And what’s the situation in private external debt, and what should be done about private creditors? This edition of Debt Talks will discuss the situation in developing country debt during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Future of Work | Are Redistribution Policies Enough?Webinar
moderated by Rana Foroohar with Gordon Hanson and Laura Tyson
Traditional welfare systems have emphasized the need for redistribution post-production. Are these policies sufficient in the future?
What are the choices we must make to ensure technology empowers, augments, rewards, and respects the majority, not the few, given its increasing defining role in future economies and societies?
The Future of Work | Breaking the Taboo: Industrial Policy for the 21st CenturyWebinar
with Dani Rodrik and Laura Tyson
Given the mounting need to create good jobs, effect structural change, and modernize the economy, is there a role for industrial policy in the future? How should 21st century industrial policy be designed and implemented?
New challenges call for fresh responses and bold thinking. From universal basic income to job guarantee, what new policies do we need for inclusive prosperity in the digital era?