16.10.2012 - 17.10.2012
The recent economic crisis has revived the interest for inequality and for its impact on economic activity. Rising inequality is suspected to be the source of increasing indebtedness, bubbles, and distorted macroeconomic policies that contributed to build up the crisis.
OFCE and Skema Business School organize a workshop, to be held in Paris, to foster discussion on these topics, most notably on their implications for economic policy and for the governance of the European economy.
The program will consist in contributed papers and keynote lectures. Papers on the following two broad categories of topics are especially, but not exclusively, welcome:
Keynote speeches will be given by:
More information and the call for papers can be found here (Deadline: June 30).
The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) draft work programme (as part of Horizon 2020) is now published and it contains the almost final version of the calls to be announced officially 2013-12-11. Global Systems Science is there under “FETPROACTIVE1? with a prel. budget of 10M EUR and an application deadline of 2014-04-01. Specific challenge The ambition is to improve the way scientific knowledge can help inform and evaluate policy and societal responses to global challenges like climate c
Collated and written by Steven Bishop, Peter Baudains, Jason Greenlaw, Giles Foden, Julian Hunt and Jeff Johnson Background Introduction This document explores ways in which a science of global systems can be used to inform and shape better policy making, and thus help to solve many of the complex and interrelated issues facing society and the world today. A series of workshops is outlined, in which the body of knowledge created by the scientific research com