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Join the Institute for New Economic Thinking in Hong Kong, as we tackle the most vital economic and social challenges of the 21st century. INET’s Fourth Annual Plenary Conference, co-hosted by the Fung Global Institute, will be held on April 4-6, 2013. In addition to the main conference, INET’s Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) will hold a graduate student workshop in the two days before the conference, on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 2-3, 2013. Participants of the workshop will:
  • Hear lectures by professors such as Philip Mirowski of Notre Dame University and Daniel J. McDonald of Indiana University
  • Get involved in student presentations of their research work
  • Meet and network with other young scholars from across the globe Students selected to participate in the workshop will receive complimentary travel, hotel rooms, and meals.

They also will receive invitations to the plenary conference entitled “Changing of the Guard?” hosted by INET and FGI in Hong Kong from April 4-7. The conference will bring together hundreds of prominent economists from around the world such as Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen and major global financial figures such as George Soros and Victor Fung. The deadline for applications was Sunday, February 24. Participants were announced February 28.

For those unable to attend the workshop, INET will host the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) in Hong Kong during the conference. Attendees at YSI Hong Kong will be able to watch the conference via live stream and have a chance to meet and interact with many of the conference speakers and other leading economists, including Nobel prize winners, as well as network with other young scholars from around the globe. 

Check out last year's YSI event in Berlin from INET's "Paradigm Lost" conference in Berlin in the video below, and stay tuned here for more info on this year's event, YSI Hong Kong.