Jun 18–21, 2018
The YSI Gender and Economics Working Group will host a workshop during the pre-conference of the 27th IAFFE Annual Conference. Members of the Gender and Economics WG will also be welcomed to take part in the workshop and mentoring activities organized by IAFFE in the pre-conference.
Jun 28–30, 2018
YSI is hosting sessions at the 2018 STOREP conference.
Jul 5–7, 2018
This three-day summer academy and annual meeting of the Finance, Law, and Economics Working Group aims to bring together graduate students and young professionals pursuing careers in international economic law. By learning from prominent academics and practitioners in the field, participants will develop the fundamental skills to handle multi-jurisdictional and interdisciplinary issues, while broadening their networks. After successful attendance, YSI FLE will issue the corresponding certificates.
Endogenous Preferences and the Consequences of Economic Incentives
Workshop by the YSI Behavior and Society Group
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.
Whatever happened to Economics?
Joint workshop of Rethinking Economics and the YSI Philosophy of Economics Working Group @ STOREP
Jun 27–30, 2018
From 28-30 June the Italian Association for the History of Political Economy will be gathering in Genova to ask the question “Whatever has happened to political economy?”. Before the start of the conference, Rethinking Economics and the YSI Philosophy of Economics Working Group will host a workshop to discuss a related question: “Whatever happened to economics?”. Professor Geoffrey Hodgson will participate in our discussion.
Debt Talks Episode 2: Debt, Wealth, and Racial InequalitiesWebinar
moderated by Moritz Schularick with Mehrsa Baradaran, Ashley C. Harrington, Darrick Hamilton and Louise Seamster
Sep 15, 2020
Racial inequalities of wealth and income are pervasive. This episode of Debt Talks will feature a conversation with four prominent experts on the persistence of racial inequalities of wealth and income and the role of financial markets in shaping them.
Mar 27, 2019
Stigmatizing and relegating an activity to the shadows doesn’t improve anyone’s welfare
Dec 7, 2018
Rob Johnson and Michael Sandel discuss the limits of rational choice
Nov 30, 2018
Greg Mankiw says there should be a market for kidneys, but not for paying drug addicts to get sterilized.
Nov 23, 2018
LSE Director Minouche Shafik says that for democracy to work, we must keep the market out of certain domains
Oct 24, 2018
Donald Trump, democracy, and how the wealthy crush the American Dream
Oct 3, 2018
“We don’t look after each other at all,” says Jeffrey Sachs on America today
Sep 19, 2018
Trump’s surprise win areas looked like a drug overdose map
Aug 22, 2018
Behind sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll were moral values, says music industry veteran Danny Goldberg
Aug 15, 2018
Watch music industry veteran Shep Gordon and INET President Rob Johnson talk about how reality TV, celebrity chefs, and surfing explain American politics and economy today.