Calls for Contributions

YSI working groups welcome contributions by young scholars who wish to present their research in the group meetings. Click on the working group below to see their specific call for abstracts. You may register your submission to one or two working groups of your choice. The deadline for submissions is August 21st, 2017
Travel stipends will be awarded on the basis of merit and need. If you indicate the need for travel support, please include a brief motivation (we are interested in your thoughts on new economic thinking, how the Festival may benefit you and your research, and whether you’ve had any previous engagement with YSI).
In order to submit your abstract, you must first register in the Young Scholars Directory.

Call for Abstracts

The following working groups invite you to submit your contribution for a paper presentation during the group meetings at the Festival. Click on the relevant link below!

Africa Finance, Law, & Economics Latin America
Behavior and Society Financial Stability Philosophy of Economics
Complexity Economics Gender and Economics Political Economy of Europe
Cooperatives History of Economic Thought South Asia
East Asia Inequality States and Markets
Economic Development Innovation Sustainability
Economic History Keynesian Economics  Urban and Regional Economics 

Call for Data Visualization

You can apply to the collaborative exhibition and data visualization contest organized by the Working Groups on Economic Development, Africa, Complexity, East Asia, Inequality, Latin America, and Urban and Regional DevelopmentClick here to view the joint call for contributions! Exhibitors will have the chance to showcase their works as well as discuss their original research findings throughout the Festival.

Finalists will have the chance to present their research findings and motivation behind the poster in front of a panel of data specialists and professors. The Award for Best Visualization will end the session, based on marking by a panel of senior scholars.

All contributions ought to be original work. To submit your contributions, click here!

Alternative Theories of Economic Development” – Call for Participants

The Working Group on Economic Development is calling for your participation in a two-part workshop and a debate competition. The Workshop will be largely based on the recently published book, Alternative Theories of Economic Development, edited by Erik S. Reinert, Jayati Ghosh and Rainer Kattel. The aim of the Debating competition is to illustrate how one question can be analyzed from many different angles by having each contestant arguing from one specific theoretical tradition. For more information, click here.