YSI Virtual Plenary
New Economic Questions

The Plenary is underway!

#YSIPlenary

6-15 November 2020

The YSI Plenary is underway! Join the working group ships, hang out on social island, and head up into the night sky to help us converge on 100 questions that set the course our future research!

The YSI Plenary will not simply be an event. It will be a collaborative process to converge on 100 questions that can form the basis of our future YSI projects. Find the program below or read more about the YSI Plenary here.

A fantastic set of senior scholars will guide us in our work:

  • George Akerlof
  • Alicia Barcena
  • Stephanie Blankenburg
  • Orsola Costantini
  • Rana Foroohar
  • Thomas Ferguson
  • Folashadé Soulé
  • Jayati Ghosh
  • Stephany Griffith-Jones
  • Martin Guzman
  • Bill Janeway
  • Robert Johnson
  • Jakob Kapeller
  • Mervyn King
  • William Lazonick
  • Justin Yifu Lin
  • Geoff Mann
  • Mariana Mazzucato
  • Shannon Monnat
  • Julie Nelson
  • Michael Sandel
  • Michael Spence
  • Julia K. Steinberger
  • Joseph Stiglitz
  • Adair Turner
  • Yanis Varoufakis
  • Martin Wolf

MENTORS Morris Altman, Antonio Andreoni, Douglas Arner, Daniel Awrey, Lee Badgett, David Barkin, Erik Berglöf, Snehashish Bhattacharya, Pablo Gabriel Bortz, Leonardo Burlamaqui, Ying Chen, Jennifer Clark, Esther Dweck, Gary Dymski, Charles Edquist, Valeria Esquivel, Doyne Farmer, Yakov Feygin, Soulé Folashadé, Magda Fontana, Daniela Gabor, Aurora Gómez Galvarriato, Abdul-Ganiyu Ajani Garba, Esther Gicheru, Jessica Hellmann, Catherine Herfeld, César A. Hidalgo, Jimena Hurtado, Arjun Jayadev, Annina Kaltenbrunner, Ingrid H. Kvangraven, Martha McCluskey, Alban Mchopa, Perry Mehrling, Monika Meireles, Martina Metzger, Eric Monnet, Norberto Montani Martins, Juan Carlos Moreno- Brid, Marc Morgan, José Miguel Natera, Maria Nikolaidi, Tahnee Ooms, Esteban Perez Caldentey, Zoltan Pozsar, Sanjay Reddy, Miriam REHM, Cecilia Rikap, Veronica Robert, Jerome Roos, Michal Rozworski, Vivien Schmidt, Mario Secareccia, Sauman Singh, Kimmo Soramäki, Robert Steigerwald, Maurice Stucke, Judith Sutz, Pavlina Tcherneva, Fiona Tregenna, Vamsi Vakulabharanam, Matias Vernengo, Iris Wanzenböck, Isabella Weber

Over the course of ten days, we invite you to tune in for numerous sessions, as well as join the track of one of the 21 working groups

PROGRAM SUMMARY

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Friday
Nov 6
Saturday
Nov 7
Sunday
Nov 8
Monday
Nov 9
Tuesday
Nov 10
Wednesday
Nov 11
Thursday
Nov 12

Community: Plenary Opening

Questions Fair with Joe Stiglitz

Questions Fair with Lord Mervyn King

Questions Fair with Martin Wolf

Questions Fair with Thomas Ferguson and Orsola Costantini

Questions Fair with George Akerlof

The Economic Impact of Inequality

Tribute to the centenary of Celso Furtado

Questions Fair with Michael Spence

Questions Fair with Yanis Varoufakis

Questions Fair with Mariana Mazzucato

Questions Fair with Julie Nelson

Challenges in Financial Markets and Central Banks’ Responses to Covid-19

Questions Fair with Bill Lazonick

Back to the Future: Is Modern Monetary Theory a resurrection of Keynesian theory?

Questions Fair with Sanjay Reddy

Questions Fair with Andrew Sheng

Questions Fair with Alicia Bárcena

Questions Fair with Lord Adair Turner

Questions Fair with Bill Janeway

Questions Fair with Jakob Kapeller

Questions Fair with Shannon Monnat

LPFMI Money View, Law and Central Counterparty Clearing

The Role of African Economists

Job Markets Panel

Story Time: John Maynard Keynes with Lord Robert Skidelsky

Input Talk: Valeria Esquivel

Sailing through the Storm with Rob Johnson

Gameshow and Awards Ceremony

Poetry Slam

Questions Fair with Folashadé Soulé

Questions Fair with Jayati Ghosh

The New Failed States? Liberal economies and the reaction to Covid-19

Announcement of Pope Francis' & George Soros' questions to the YSI Community

Questions Fair with Geoff Mann

Questions Fair with Michael Sandel and Rana Foroohar

"The End Of The World As We Know It, And I Feel Fine" | Live Q&A with Daniel Ellsberg and Rob Johnson