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IEA World Congress 2021

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A few words on the International Economics’ Association online World Congress, July 2-6, on the theme “Equity, Sustainability and Prosperity in a Fractured World.” Here is the home of the World Congress where you will find details on all the info below, registration links, and more https://ieawc2021.org/ The IEA World Congress is co-sponsored by the Indonesian government and was originally scheduled to take place in Bali, Indonesia in July 2020. Due to the pandemic, we had to postpone it and it is now being held online, along with recorded sessions. Full online program is here https://ieawc2021.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Congress_IEA_virtual_2021_programme-finalv9.pdf Plenary speakers and panelists for the IEA World Congress include Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Mari Pangestu, Penny

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A few words on the International Economics’ Association online World Congress, July 2-6, on the theme “Equity, Sustainability and Prosperity in a Fractured World.” Here is the home of the World Congress where you will find details on all the info below, registration links, and more https://ieawc2021.org/

The IEA World Congress is co-sponsored by the Indonesian government and was originally scheduled to take place in Bali, Indonesia in July 2020. Due to the pandemic, we had to postpone it and it is now being held online, along with recorded sessions. Full online program is here https://ieawc2021.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Congress_IEA_virtual_2021_programme-finalv9.pdf

Plenary speakers and panelists for the IEA World Congress include Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Mari Pangestu, Penny Goldberg, Rohini Pande, Eric Maskin, and Torsten Persson, and Joe Stiglitz. See full list of plenary and panel speakers here https://ieawc2021.org/programme/plenary-sessions/

We have in addition a large number of online paper sessions, among others on Politics and Identity, the State and Innovation, the Great Recession, Asia’s Economic Rise, Poverty and Inequality in Africa, Gender and Economics, History, Gender and Conflict, and many others. Full program here https://ieawc2021.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Congress_IEA_virtual_2021_programme-finalv9.pdf

A few special sessions: Panel on “What Should an Economist Know?”, the Stiglitz Essay Prize award ceremony, the Amartya Sen Prize Award ceremony, HDR 2020 on Human Development and the Anthropocene, panel on “Translating Evidence into Action.” See times and registration links at https://ieawc2021.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Congress_IEA_virtual_2021_programme-finalv9.pdf

In addition to live sessions, we have a large number of recorded paper sessions, where authors present 15 minute videos summarizing their research. Full list and videos are here https://ieawc2021.org/recorded-sessions/. For the full list of papers accepted to the World Congress by the Program Committee see https://ieawc2021.org/contributed-papers/

Finally, a big thank you to the Program Committee that made the IEA World Congress possible https://ieawc2021.org/programme-committee/ as well as to the outgoing IEA President Kaushik Basu!

I am thrilled and honored to be starting my term as President of the IEA at the end of the Congress.

Dani Rodrik
I am an economist, and a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School. My most recent book is Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science (Norton, 2015). I was born and grew up in Istanbul, Turkey. I still follow Turkish politics very closely, as you will find out if you spend any time with this blog.

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