Debt Talks Episode 2 | Debt, Wealth, and Racial InequalitiesWebinar
moderated by Moritz Schularick with Mehrsa Baradaran, Ashley C. Harrington, Darrick Hamilton and Louise Seamster
Hosted by Private Debt
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.
Jul 22, 2020
Colleges and universities need to be saved, not only from financial ruin, but also, all too often, from themselves.
Apr 6, 2020
Economist Gordon Lafer describes a race against the education technology industry to do what’s right for America’s kids
Mar 19, 2020
The younger generation, already saddled with student debt and uncertain jobs, will pay a high price as the crisis unfolds.
Jan 29, 2020
Inequality, in many ways, may be the biggest question of our times. And yet it is a topic that is still underexplored in conventional economics curricula.
Dec 4, 2019
Stock buybacks are giveaways for greedy investors at the expense of everyone else.
Oct 30, 2019
Economists make what we do seem complicated, says Ha-Joon Chang. It’s not.
Aug 12–14, 2019
Hundreds of young scholars from all over Asia are coming together in Hanoi to discuss new economic thinking, present their research, and work with over 30 senior scholars. Join us there and become a part of YSI’s global community!
Jul 17, 2019
Economist Marie Mora discusses the deep economic crisis that has afflicted Puerto Rico for years
Jul 2, 2019
Andrea Gabor, author of “After the Education Wars,” discusses how California is pushing back on millionaire-driven charter schools. Will the rest of the America follow?
May 30–Jun 2, 2019
This year the YSI participation at the Trento Festival of Economics will be different. There will be no panels with talks that are too long, actually, there will be no talks at all… Welcome to The Trento Experiment!
May 29, 2019
Treating education like a market is all the rage. But it hurts students, and our society.
2019 Annual ASEER (GSÖBW) ConferenceConference
Crossing Borders, Embracing Pluralism: Perspectives on Teaching Socio-Economics and Pluralism in Economics
Feb 21–22, 2019
What is the relationship between pluralist economics and interdisciplinary socio-economics? How does pluralist academic teaching need to be structured in economics or business administration in order to be successful? What should interdisciplinary socio-economic study programs look like, and how should teacher training in the field be designed? What kinds of new study materials, textbooks, and teaching methods are required?
Working Paper Series
This paper examines the relationship between placement of publications in Top Five (T5) journals and receipt of tenure in academic economics departments.
Sep 26, 2018
Steve Keen: “What an education in economics does is make you into a zealot