We live in a complex world with complex economic and financial relations. This YSI workshop introduces theoretical and applied approaches to economic problems to enable graduate and PhD students with new and innovative ideas and methods for their own economics related research. View details
The first General Meeting of the YSI Working Group on History of Economic Thought will be held in cooperation with P.H.A.R.E. and the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET), on the 25th of May 2016, the day preceding the 20th Annual ESHET Conference in Paris. View details
Overcoming intellectual divides
We have 21 Working Groups designed to foster a deeper understanding of economics.
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
In the Philosophy of Economics working group we dare to ask the most fundamental questions in order to understand our roles as economists in a bigger picture. What is “the economy”? What is economics? What is the relationship between our models and reality? What should it be? Read more