As in previous years, young scholars will come together in Trento during the annual Festival dell’Economia. This gathering will serve as the YSI Europe Convening for 2018. Attendees will have the opportunity to share their work with YSI members from across Europe, while also partaking in the Festival dell’Economia. View details
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. View details
YSI Working Groups
The working groups are the backbone of the YSI community. Each working group represents a group of young scholars who together pursue questions of mutual interest by organizing online webinars as well as workshops, conferences, and other events.
The Working Group on the History of Economic Thought is devoted to disinterring the roots of contemporary economic orthodoxy, exhuming time-honoured rival approaches, and imagining possible futures. Read more
The YSI East Asia working group discusses the effectiveness of the current international development paradigm with particular focus on the effectiveness of international aid, the growing recognition to the need to steer towards localization and contextualization of development approaches. Read more