To foster new economic thinking, we host convenings that gather together a diverse community of thinkers from different fields, countries, and schools of thought.
INET Webinars & Events
The Future of Work | Meaningful Integration or Jobless Future?Webinar
with Daron Acemoglu and William Janeway
The central challenge confronting us in the future of work is this: can we create a future where work exists for all who need one with fair rewards, or will we end up on the path of increasing displacement, leaving workers vulnerable, dispensable, and miserable?
Debt Talks Episode 4 | Do We Need a Debt Jubilee?Webinar
moderated by Moritz Schularick with Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Astra Taylor and Richard Vague
Hosted by Private Debt
What is the current situation in private indebtedness in the U.S.? Recent ideas suggest that excessive levels of debt are an obstacle to a quick recovery and sustained economic growth.
What are the 100 most pertinent economic questions facing our global societ?
The Future of Work | The Work of Future: How Will Work Be Different?Webinar
moderated by Steve Clemons with Erik Brynjolfsson, Nancy Folbre and Kai-Fu Lee
In the future, how will work be different, what jobs are most at risk, what jobs are likely to grow?
Debt Talks Episode 3 | How Bad Can It Still Get? Credit Risks, Debt Overhang, and the COVID-19 RecessionWebinar
Click to Register | moderated by Moritz Schularick with Megan Greene, Anatole Koletsky and Yueran Ma
Hosted by Private Debt
What is the current situation in credit markets? Will an overhang of debt on corporate balance sheets slow down the recovery from the COVID recession and be a drag on investment going forward? Does the COVID recession still have the potential to turn into a broader financial meltdown?
The Future of Work | Bad Timing: Offshoring Meets AutomationWebinar
with Brad Delong, Rana Foroohar and Damon Silvers; moderated by David Sirota
The combination of technological disruption and economic globalization have resulted in stagnating wages, middle class job losses, and declining labor power in many developed countries. How did this happen and how could we respond?
The Future of Work | Is This Time Different? Data, Artificial Intelligence & RobotsWebinar
with Jed Kolko, Shivani Nayyar and Siddharth Suri; moderated by Rob Johnson
Are there aspects of modern technology, made possible by unprecedented computing power and connectivity, that make them distinctively different from previous eras? If so, what are the implications?
The Future of Work | What is Technology? Accelerator, Enabler, or Displacer?Webinar
moderated by Katya Klinova with Long Chen, Anton Korinek and John Van Reenen
Human societies have always coevolved with technology, but how can we think of technology? Is it an external force outside our control, or do we have a say in its direction, development and deployment?
An INET organized panel under the auspices of the 2020 Trento Economic Festival
The Future of Work | What's at Stake?Webinar
moderated by Steve Clemons with James Manyika and Michael Spence
Advancements in automation and artificial intelligence are quickly reaching tipping points, yet our policies, institutions and mindsets are woefully outdated. What will work look like in the future, and how do we secure a future that works for all?