Webinar with Ashby Monk — Friday March 23rd 4pm CET

Dear young scholars,

Just a reminder of our upcoming webinar with Ashby Monk, jointly organised with the Innovation WG. His research is driven by the question of how to enhance long-term investments.

February 22nd, 2018 at 11 am EST / 4 pm CET
To attend the webinar, please click here: https://ysd.ineteconomics.org/event/5a72453d2e35301950a8696c

Hope to see you online!

In this webinar, you will learn :

what economic geography brings to standard economics
how researchers can better work with practitioners (or how to be both!)
why we should do more research on institutional investors
how to make public sector work attractive again
how it is to advise sovereign wealth funds and large pension funds and invest in public equity, private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds
what it is to launch a startup seeking to improve personal savings in the U.S.

Dr. Monk’s research interests and experiences at the crossroads of academia, financial services and entrepreneurship will change the way you think about allocating capital and what your future career could be.

Dr. Ashby Monk is the Executive and Research Director of the Stanford University Global Projects Center. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford, a Senior Advisor to the Chief Investment Officer of the University of California, and the co-founder of Long Game, a startup focusing on Mobile games that help people save for their future.

His current research interests are the design and governance of institutional investors, with particular specialization on pension and sovereign wealth funds.

He received his Doctorate in Economic Geography at Oxford University and holds a Master's in International Economics from the Universite de Paris I – Pantheon Sorbonne and a Bachelor's in Economics from Princeton University.