YSI Asia Convening

August 12 - 15 2019

Vietnam

YSI Asia Convening

Hundreds of young scholars from all over Asia are coming together in Hanoi to discuss new economic thinking, present their research, and work with over 30 senior scholars. Join us there and become a part of YSI's global community!

Keynote speakers

*Jayati Ghosh *is a development economist and Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi, India. Her specialities include globalization, international finance, employment patterns in developing countries, macroeconomic policy, and issues related to gender and development.

*Katharina Pistor *is Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School and Director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation. Her research and teaching spans corporate law, corporate governance, money and finance, property rights, comparative law and law and development. She has published widely in legal and interdisciplinary journals and is the author and co-author of several books is the recipient of the Max Planck Research Award (2012).

Danny Quah is Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Quah’s work includes contributions to the fields of economic growth, development economics, monetary economics, macroeconometrics, and the weightless economy.

Andrew Sheng is a distinguished fellow at Fung Global Institute, chief adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission, and a board member of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia. He also serves as an adviser to the UN Environment Program Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System.

Hundreds of young scholars from all over Asia are coming together in Hanoi to discuss new economic thinking, present their research, and work with over 30 senior scholars. Join us there and become a part of YSI's global community!

Young Scholar Presentations
Hosted by 17 different YSI Working Groups, 200 young scholars will present papers in the following subject areas: Africa, Complexity, Cooperatives, Development, East Asia, Economic History, Finance, Law and Economics, Financial Stability, Gender and Economics, Inequality, Innovation, Keynesian Economics, South Asia, States and Markets, Sustainability, Urban and Regional Economics, Gender and East Asia, History of Economic Thought

About YSI Regional Convenings
The YSI Regional Convenings provide a platform for young thinkers across the YSI Working Groups to meet, share ideas, and inspire each other. Previous regional convenings took place in Trento (Europe), Buenos Aires (Latin America), Harare (Africa) and Los Angeles (North America). The Asia Convening is the fifth in the series!

About VNU University of Economics and Business
The University of Economics and Business (UEB), a member of the Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU). VNU-UEB’s missions are: To provide highly qualified and specialized oriented human resources in policy analysis, economic management and business administration; To develop and transfer research outcomes; To offer an advantageous environment to create, cultivate and develop talents in fields of economic analysis, modern management and business administration.

We look forward to seeing you in Hanoi!

Time & Date

Start: August 12 2019

End: August 15 2019

Address

VNU University of Economics and Business

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Working groups
  • Africa
  • Complexity Economics
  • Cooperatives
  • Economic Development
  • East Asia
  • Economic History
  • Finance, Law, and Economics
  • Financial Stability
  • Gender and Economics
  • Inequality
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Keynesian Economics
  • South Asia
  • States and Markets
  • Sustainability
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • History of Economic Thought
Project Organizers
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Heske van Doornen

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Jenny Tue Anh Nguyen

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