UNCTAD Summer School 2020

UNCTAD YSI Summer School 2020

August 15 2020, 12:00 - 12:01


A Weeklong Virtual Program on On Globalization and Development Strategies

Summer School

UNCTAD Summer School 2020

From the Transformation of Economics to Economic Transformation: Pathways to a Better Future

The Young Scholars Initiative of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (YSI) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) are hosting a virtual Summer School from 15-23 August, 2020.

Over the course of a weeklong program, the school covers the following themes:

  • International trade and competitiveness
  • Monetary policy, inflation targeting and central bank independence
  • Flobal economic restructuring
  • Fiscal policy and structural reforms
  • Future of work
  • Economic discrimination and intersectionality
  • Green new deal
  • Rethinking the neoliberal order

How to Join

Sessions are held every day at 2-5pm CEST, from 15-23 August, 2020. To listen to any session, follow the corresponding link the program and choose to join anonymously.

Missed a session?

Recordings of past sessions are available via the same links in the program.

Speakers include:

  • Richard Kozul-Wright (Moderator)
  • Jayati Gosh (Keynote)
  • Ha-Joon Chang
  • Fiona Tregenna
  • Nurlan Jahangirli (Moderator)
  • Mary O'Sullivan
  • Matias Vernengo
  • Juliet Schor
  • Juan Carlos Moreno Brid
  • Diana Barrowclough (Moderator)
  • Jan Kregel
  • Orsola Costantini (Moderator)
  • Nelson Barbosa
  • Juefen Li (Moderator)
  • Kevin Gallagher
  • Justin Yifu Lin
  • Arkebe Oqubay
  • Naila Kabeer
  • Surbhi Kesar (Moderator)
  • Rhonda Sharpe
  • Elissa Braunstein
  • Ipek Ikkaracan
  • Guy Standing
  • Piergiuseppe Fortunato (Moderator)
  • Deborah James
  • Quinn Slobodian
  • Grace Blakeley (Moderator)
  • Gerry Epstein
  • Rob Davies

The Organizing Team


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Time & Date

Start: August 15 2020, 12:00*

Duration: 1 minutes

*Time is displayed in your local time zone (Africa/Abidjan).

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Working groups
  • Economic Development
Project Organizers
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Nurlan Jahangirli

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Surbhi Kesar

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Santiago José Gahn

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Jay Pocklington

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Heske van Doornen

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Jenny Tue Anh Nguyen

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