Organizing Partners

The Festival is the result of a collaborative initiative between several organisations, including:

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TheYoung Scholars Initiative (YSI) is an international community comprised of students, young professionals, and researchers. YSI seeks to foster and support initiatives coming from young scholars who want to explore new approaches and build communities around new economic thinking.


Rethinking Economics is an international network of students, academics,professionals and citizens building a better economics in our classrooms and society. Through a mixture of campaigning, events and engaging projects, Rethinking Economics connects people globally to discuss and enact the change needed for the future of economics.

exploringblueDeveloped by the Network for Pluralist Economics (
Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik), Exploring Economics is an online platform that makes digital courses in economics available. Unlike most economics departments, Exploring Economics takes a pluralist approach, and provides course materials on a wide variety economic perspectives.


minsksysblueLaunched by graduate students of the Levy Economics Institute in 2016, The Minskys make out-of-the-box economics accessible for all. Articles provide fresh perspectives on pressing economic issues, and break otherwise complicated concepts down. While the blog pays homage to late economist Hyman Minsky, its content moves beyond the scope of his work.

Developed by Gonçalo L. Fonseca, the History of Economic Thought Website provides an insightful and informative historical perspective on economics, made available to students, researchers and the general public. The project had its beginning in 1998, but was revised and expanded in 2014. Rather than an encyclopedia or a textbook, the website can be thought of as a “link tank” – pointing readers to available resources on economic theory.